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We are working to provide the solution to one of the biggest current global challenges – the growth of human population and the need to feed it with nutritious healthy food. Based on a natural approach, MBD Nutrition, with 5 years of dedicated Research and Development, is developing a range of nutritious algae based products. Food that is healthy to eat, rich in protein, grown naturally and free of artificial additives.
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Algae Obesity Solutions – Satiety and Fat
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The 2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports that more than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese. About one-third of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be overweight or obese.
MBD Nutrition algae offers innovative food manufacturers the opportunity to greatly increase the nutritional value of their food products
MBD Nutrition is currently developing nutritious, balanced animal feed ingredient substitutes for grains in the form of algae feed pellets to improve feed to meat conversion ratios and save costs
MBD Nutrition offer finfish, prawn and shellfish growers a dependable supply of consistently high quality algae culture
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Algae were favourite of the Chinese royals and guests of honour
MacArtain et al. 2007 Nutrition Reviews vol. 65, No. 12
Using it as substitute to salt could reduce the sodium consumption (one of the cause of hypertension)
Manufacturers use hydrocolloids (polysaccharides extracts from red and brown algae cell walls) as thickeners and stabilizers.
Maybe eating algae sounds very healthy…. BUT how will it taste?
It is likely that you are already eating algae every day. Algae and algae extracts for food applications are already a well-established global industry.
MBD Nutrition believes algae are a key part of the future. Our aim is to bring the health benefits of algae enjoyed by many for thousands of years to everyone. It is not a new product but it’s one that will make each of us healthier every day. MBD is expanding it's R&D to food product development with expert partners.
Wide range of uses:
Seaweeds are being used in Sushi, soups, salads and other foods for centuries. More recently they have been used is a variety of household products from ice cream to toothpaste. So if you are eating ice cream, drinking milk or cleaning your teeth – you are using algae. MBD thinks there are even more ways to add algae to your diets.
The people of Asia and Central America have grown up with centuries of including seaweed as a staple part of their diets. They are a great source of nutrients and essential elements in everybody’s diets! These continents also enjoy low levels of heart disease and strokes. As it well known, diet plays a big part in everyday health.
Eating relatively small amount of algae, as little as 5-10 grams, on a daily basis can supply an imported part of your essential daily recommended dosage (RDI) of calcium, vitamin B12, iron, iodine, potassium and more!
Increasing numbers of human clinical studies are demonstrating the efficacy of algae’s bioactive compounds in boosting the immune system, assist with glucose and lipids metabolism, prevent obesity and assist with wellbeing in general.
It truly is a wonderful health food that everyone should have in their diets. Best still its 100% natural.
14,200 years of use:
Amazingly, algae had been used by human for more than 15,000 years ago to feed animals. Archaeological evidence reveals algae use in human food back 14,200 years ago in Chile. A broader algae use in food in America and Asia has been dated at over 3,000 years ago.