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Seagreens® The Ruby One

3 aromatic seaweeds with a quarter salt

  • 75% dried ground Seagreens® native wild seaweeds
  • 25% unrefined natural Dorset sea salt
  • Sprinkle it on everyday foods instead of salt
  • Replace salt in baking
  • Tasty enough to use by itself!

A wonderful umami condiment

Pass the Seagreens®. Sprinkle it on everyday foods instead of salt and to replace salt in baking. Tasty enough to use by itself!

What's in it

Seagreens® glass shaker contains 75% dried ground Seagreens® native wild seaweeds Dulse (Palmaria palmata) and Winged Kelp (Alaria esculenta), mixed with 25% unrefined natural Dorset sea salt. Nothing added or extracted. Non-allergenic.

Replacing salt with nutritious British wild seaweed was an innovation when Seagreens® introduced The Mineral Salt in 2011 – half the salt and twice the flavour!

The Ruby One takes this further still, in a unique blend of 3 aromatic seaweeds with a quarter salt but a naturally salty umami flavour. A delicious way to promote micronutrient sufficiency.

What it does

Replacing salt with nutritious British wild seaweed was an innovation when Seagreens® introduced The Mineral Salt in 2011 - half the salt and twice the flavour! The Ruby One takes this further still, in a unique blend of 3 aromatic seaweeds with a quarter salt but a naturally salty umami flavour. International research has shown the significant correspondence between reduced daily salt intake and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and stomach cancer (1).

A low salt intake of 4-6g daily halved the cancer risk for men versus those using 12-15g a day; in women it was 35% lower (2). 50% wrack seaweed with 50% salt was an antidote in rats fed salt at levels causing heart failure (3).

Seaweed is also a good source of iodine which contributes to normal thyroid, nervous system and cognitive function, and normal growth in children.

References: 1 Ge S, et al. Association between Habitual Dietary Salt and Risk of Gastric Cancer: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Gastroenterology Research and Practice. 2012;2012:ID808120. 2 Japanese research published in the British Journal of Cancer, 2003. What the Scientists are Saying – Health Scare of the Week. Report in The Week, January 17, 2004. 3 Yamori Y, et al. Dietary Prevention of Stroke and its Mechanisms in Stroke-Prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats – Preventive Effect of Dietry Fibre and Palmitoleic Acid. Journal of Hypertension. Supplement. 1986;4(3):S449-52.


British Isles and Nordic region. The best seaweed species are found in different locations. Seagreens has developed 5 food certified remote harvesting locations and production facilities in England, Iceland, Ireland, Norway and Scotland.

Profile of Nutrients - Seagreens® The Ruby One

Such a comprehensive balance of nutrients is found in no other natural food but seaweed.

From the primordial ocean to the vegetation and animals which remain our food today, our own bodily composition has its origins in the earliest organisms and the chemistry of life itself.

As life forms became increasingly diverse, they  adapted to more specific diets.

To survive on a narrower range of nutrients and protect themselves against toxicity, each evolved different mechanisms of selectivity and defence.

That is why we need a wide variety of land based foods, since each has a little of what we need.

But nutrient loss in agricultural soils and manufactured and denatured food makes nutritional balance, especially of all the micronutrients, harder to achieve.

Almost as old as the ocean, seaweed is an outstanding whole food which complements and fills the gaps in all land food and special diets.

Nutrients per 1 gram (about 0.04oz, a generous pinch)

Amino acids

Alanine 1.68 mg, Arginine ≤0.38 mg, Asparagine ≤0.38 mg, Aspartic acid ≤0.38 mg, Cystine and Cysteine* ≤0.38 mg, Cystathionine ≤0.38 mg, Glutamic acid 1.97 mg, Glutamine 0.67 mg, Glycine ≤0.38 mg, Histidine ≤0.38 mg, Homocysteine ≤0.38 mg, Hydroxyproline ≤0.38 mg, Isoleucine ≤0.38 mg, Leucine ≤0.38 mg,  ysine ≤0.38 mg, Methionine ≤0.38 mg, 1-Methylhistidine ≤0.38 mg, 3-Methylhistidine ≤0.38 mg, Ornithine ≤0.38 mg, Phenylalanine ≤0.38 mg, Phosphoserene 3.04 mg, Proline 2.51 mg, Sarcosine ≤0.38 mg, Serine ≤0.38 mg, Taurine ≤0.38 mg, Threonine ≤0.38 mg, Tryptophan ≤0.38 mg, Tyrosine ≤0.38 mg, Valine ≤0.38 mg.

Antioxidant capacity - principal antioxidant nutrients

Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) 36.2 μg, Calcium 4,310 μg, Copper 2.69 μg, Magnesium 3,830 μg, Manganese (part of the antioxidant enzyme Superoxide dismutase) 251.6 μg, Polyphenols (gallic acid equivalent) 1,243 μg, Polyphenols (tannins) 640 μg, Potassium 60,200 μg, Selenium 0.28 μg, Vitamin A (carotenoids) 1.96 μg, Vitamin C 3.75 μg, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 7.3 μg, Zinc 17.93 μg.


Glycine Betaine trace, Gamma Amino Butyric Acid Betaine trace, Delta Amino Valeric Acid Betaine trace, TML (Laminine) trace, L-Carnitine trace, Trigonelline trace.


338.15 mg of which total dietary fibre is 289.25 mg including non-starch polysaccharides Algin, Fucose, Fucoidan, Mannitol, Methylpentosans, Laminarin, Mannuronic acid and Chlorophyll. Soluble fibre is approximately 20% of total dietary fibre, insoluble 80%.


Lipase 0.75 units, Protease 0.13 units, Uronic acid 2.75 units.

Essential fatty acids

Alpha amino-n-butyric acid 3.75 μg, Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) 36.2 μg, Beta aminoisobutyric acid 3.75 μg, Docosadienoic acid 9.4 μg, Docosapentaenoic (DPA) 10.7 μg, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 2.5 μg, Eicosapentenoic acid (EPA) 1920.5 μg, EPA and DHA Omega-3 1923 μg, Gamma amino-n-butyric acid 3.75 μg, Oleic acid 258.5 μg, Omega-3 2,030.5 μg, Omega-6 131.5 μg*, Omega 9 410 μg, Monounsaturated fatty acids 585.25 μg, Polyunsaturated fatty acids 2,160.5 μg, Saturated fatty acids 2345.5 μg, Trans fatty acids (mono- and poly-unsaturates) 2 μg. *Omega 3:6 ratio 1549%.


Calcium 4.31 mg, Magnesium 3.84 mg, Nitrogen 22.75 mg, Phosphorus 2.72 mg, Potassium 60.20 mg, Sodium 47.68 mg, Sulphur 57.35 mg.


1243.00 μg (gallic acid equivalent)


141.25 mg


Fructose trace, Glucose trace, Lactose trace, Maltose trace, Sucrose trace, Galactose trace.

Trace elements

Antimony 0.027 μg, Barium 7.23 μg, Beryllium trace, Bismuth trace, Boron 166.90 μg, Bromine trace, Cerium 0.53 μg, Caesium trace, Chromium trace, Cobalt trace, Copper 2.69 μg, Dysprosium 0.28 μg, Erbium 0.01 μg, Europium 8.00 μg, Flouride (acid soluble) 5.53 μg, Gadolinium 0.36 μg, Gallium trace, Germanium trace μg,  Gold 0.01 μg, Hafnium trace, Holmium 0.01 μg, Iodine 353 μg*, Iridium trace, Iron 229.00 μg, Lanthanum 0.20 μg, Lithium 0.43 μg, Lutetium trace, Manganese 251.60 μg, Molybdenum 0.60 μg, Neodymium 0.20 μg, Nickel trace, Niobium trace, Osmium trace, Palladium 0.03 μg, Platinum 0.01 μg, Praeseodymium 0.04 μg,  Rhenium trace, Rubidium 31.44 μg, Ruthenium trace, Samarium 0.03 μg, Scandium 0.03 μg, Selenium 0.28 μg, Silicon 180.43 μg**, Silver 0.17 μg, Strontium trace, Tantalum trace, Tellurium trace, Terbium 0.01 μg, Thallium 0.01 μg, Thorium trace, Thulium 0.01 μg, Tin trace, Titanium trace, Uranium trace, Vanadium 17.77 μg,  Ytterbium 0.01 μg, Yttrium 0.18 μg, Zinc 17.93 μg, Zirconium trace.


A (carotenoids) 1.96 μg, B1 (thiamin) trace, B2 (riboflavin) trace, B3 (niacin or vitamin PP) 0.03 μg, B5 (pantothenic acid and calcium pantothenate) 0.01 μg, B6 (pyridoxine) trace, B9 (folate) 3.30 μg, B12 (cobalamin) 0.14 μg, C trace μg, E (alpha-tocopherol) with all the isomers of wheat germ 0.01 μg, D2 trace, D3 trace, H (biotin  or vitamin B8) 0.18 μg, K (K3 phytomenadione, K1 phylloquinone, K2 menaquinone 4 and menaquinone 7) 1.07 μg.