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Algae Pond Scum for Food?

Touch the Soil News #672 (feature photo – microscopic view of algae CCS SA 2.5) Have you heard of TerraVia? It is a California Company that specializes in oils and proteins for human consumption from Algae. The algae oils are said to solve one of the major health challenges in the U.S. – i.e. non trans-fat oils that are heart healthy. Cardiovascular disease is said to be the cause of 30 percent of all deaths worldwide. Algae protein is said to be low in fat and can be used as a replacement for butter and egg yolks and as a new source of vegan protein. TerreVia grows microalgae in dark,…

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