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In this section, we present articles about the benefits of Lithothamnion and scientific studies about this organic compound. To send your articles, contact us by email industrial@litholife.com.br and we will answer as soon as possible.

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LITHOTHAMNION: PLANT-BASED SOURCE OF CALCIUM

With the increasing replacement of calcium from animal and mineral origin by vegetable sources, Lithothamnion seaweed has proven to be an innovative ingredient, with numerous benefits, being a natural source of minerals, especially calcium. read more.

The importance of calcium for menopause

With the arrival of menopause, there is a great reduction in the production of hormones (mainly estrogen) that acts as calcium regulators in the bones. During this period, it is quite common for a woman to lose 1 to 2% of bone mass per year. Estrogen is totally related to the absorption of calcium by the intestine, due to the low production of calcitocin, a hormone that inhibits bone demineralization. read more.

The villains of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is characterize by the loss of bone mass. Bones become fragile, porous and susceptible to fracture. It is a silent disease because it has no symptoms, usually after the first fracture, bone fragility can be observed. There are several causes responsible for bone fragility. Read more.

COVID-19 and the supplement market in the coming years

Vitamins and minerals are recognize as the entry point for initiating dietary supplement consumption. Therefore, it is easy to understand why when the COVID-19 pandemic led consumers to seek to improve their health condition; this was the most practical option. This is resulted in an increase in sales in this sector, both due to the increase in the consumption of those who already consumed and the increase in the number of new consumers. read more.

Different applications of Lithothamnion sp. seaweed

WITH THE INCREASING SUBSTITUTION OF ANIMAL AND MINERAL CALCIUM BY VEGETABLE SOURCES, LITHOTHAMNION ALGAE HAS PROVEN TO BE AN INNOVATIVE INGREDIENT WITH INNUMERABLE BENEFITS, A NATURAL SOURCE OF MINERALS, ESPECIALLY CALCIUM. IT IS ALSO WIDELY USED IN COSMETICS, FOOD AND BEVERAGE ENRICHMENT, AMONG SEVERAL OTHER APPLICATIONS. Read more.

Differentials in the consumption of Lithothamnion seaweed

Are you aware of the amount of nutrients you should ingest on a daily basis? In addition, if so, do you worry where these nutrients come from? Did you know that nutrients from different sources have different characteristics? read more.

Growth in vegetable drink consumption

Vegetable drinks are day after conquering space in Brazilian meals. Alternatives to traditional cow´s milk or other beverages of animal origin, they can already be found in liquid and even powdered versions. On the shelves of supermarkets and establishments, the options for vegan or vegetable milk an increasingly driven either by the veganism movement or by some type of lactose intolerance, people are becoming aware that there are different options with better nutritional profiles in the market. Read more.

Vegan ingredient for enriching vegetable drinks

The growth in the consumption of vegetable drinks in the world points to a trend towards the replacement of animal milk due to different factors: food intolerances, consumption habits, replacement of animal origin food and the impact on the environment. However, the replacement of milk, considered essential for the first months of life due to the presence of proteins, minerals and vitamins, needs to be very well evaluated. read more.

Marine seaweed Lithothamnion – Mineral Wealth of Vegetable Origin

Calcium, as an essential mineral for maintaining bone health, is under constant study. It seeks to find the ideal way to be ingested, absorbed, and thus kept in the body to supply all its necessary functions.
Lithothamnion algae can be considered as a way to get not only calcium, but also other nutrients that are combined. Read more.

Enrichment of marine algae calcium in vegetable drinks

The availability of drinks of vegetable origin has been growing in the market. The demand arises from the need that many consumers have to replace cow´s milk, due to diagnoses or dietary restrictions, such as lactose intolerance, allergy to whey protein or simply by adopting food styles such as vegetarianism or veganism, which partially exclude or completely animal sources. read more.

School Lunch: What can Lithothamnion seaweed offer?

School-age children – who are, on average, between 7 and 10 years old – live in an intermediate phase between pre-school (where growth is faster) and puberty/adolescence, characterized by an increase in social interaction. In this context, food represents a fundamental act in integrations and live experiences. Therefore, in addition to the family nucleus, the school environment represents a strong influence, and the school lunch is one of the main tools for this role. read more.

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