Posts Tagged "brown"


Disclaimer…. I do not advise taking or eating any Fucus or other seaweed without seeking professional advice, from someone such as a doctor. The information in this page may not be 100% accurate as I am not qualified in any form of pharmaceutical position. I receive many e-mail’s about Fucus as a metabolic supplement and the effects of taking it with regards to weight loss or dieting. I don’t have a background in...

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Seaweed photosynthesis


Posted By on Apr 12, 2008

Photosynthesis is defined as the mechanism by all chlorophyll containing (autotrophic) plants that convert sunlight into chemical energy. Virtually all the energy available for consumers of plant material originates from the sun through the process of photosynthesis. The chemistry of photosynthesis is more obvious in the form of chemical equations. The generalised equation for phtosynthesis is: Where CH2O indicates a generalised...

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Seaweeds can be split into three main types. In no particular order, they are simply, red, green and brown. These three types are all found on the seashores of Northern Europe as well as throughout the world. I have much interest in the brown seaweed’s, these include the bladder wracks that I’m sure everyone who lives in temperate climes has seen on a trip to the beach. Brown Algae (Phaeophyceae) The brown algae...

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