Ok, enough confabulating about it all, let’s get stuck in and see if this algae thing has any merits for our health. You are probably familiar with spirulina, kelp and maybe nori and wakame if you love Japanese food, yes all algae, but blue algae might be a newbie to you. Oh how rude of me, let’s do our introductions first! Introducing algae (Latin for seaweed), algae is our plural, and meet alga our single, and lastly algal our descriptor, as in ‘that green pond looks very algal’.
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Super healthy, but how you use it is important
These days you can’t walk into a café without seeing a turmeric latte on the menu. Yes, I know, It is a little odd at first, after all a latte isn't exactly in the spice zone. The latest research suggests, turmeric is fast overtaking many modern medicinal options in popularity. This begs the question, why is everyone going turmeric crazy and why is the research saying it is becoming one of the number one spices to get into your diet any which way you can (and enjoy it)?
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