Tag Archives: Seaweed

  • Global expert to talk on seaweed applications at International Seaweed Congress in Cebu

    International Seaweed Congress in Cebu Dr. Stefan Kraan, scientific director of the Canadian-registered company Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT) Ltd., is giving a talk on November 21 at the 2014 International Seaweed Congress (ISC) at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu. Dr. Stefan Kraan co-founded OHT with its CEO Patrick Martin. OHT is a global company dedicated […]

  • Seaweed as a Healthy Source of Iodine

    Discovered in 1811, iodine is a chemical  element required by humans and animals for the synthesis of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are multifunctional and have important roles in the regulation of growth, development and metabolism. Iodine is therefore an essential trace element that affects almost every physiological process in the body.