Farming and Eating Algae
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 887 , Segment 2
Episode: New NAFTA, Eating Algae, Aretha Franklin
- Aug 28, 2018 9:00 pm
- 9:34 mins
Guest: Rebecca White, PhD, Vice President of Operations, Qualitas Health Algae, that green slime you often see atop stagnant ponds, is a nutritional powerhouse. If you’ve perused the supplements aisle lately, you may already know algae is high in Omega-3 fatty acids. But it’s also rich in protein. Some strains of algae are up to 60% protein, which is even higher than soy beans. So might algae be a solution to feeding the world’s growing population more efficiently than others forms of agriculture?