The role of seaweed bioactives in the control of digestion: implications for obesity treatments.

@article{Chater2015TheRO,
  title={The role of seaweed bioactives in the control of digestion: implications for obesity treatments.},
  author={Peter Ian Chater and Matthew D. Wilcox and David Houghton and Jeffrey P. Pearson},
  journal={Food & function},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 11},
  pages={3420-7}
}
Seaweeds are an underutilised nutritional resource that could not only compliment the current western diet but potentially bring additional health benefits over and above their nutritional value. There are four groups of seaweed algae; green algae (Chlorophyceae), red algae (Rhodophycae), blue-green algae (Cyanophyceae) and brown algae (Phaeophyceae). Seaweeds are rich in bioactive components including polysaccharides and polyphenols. Polysaccharides content, such as fucoidan, laminarin, as… CONTINUE READING
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