Thursday, September 14, 2017

Fucoidan - 褐藻多糖硫酸酯

Fucoidan is a natural food compound with a funny name that has shown promise in fighting cancer. Found in many forms of brown seaweed, fucoidan is a type of complex carbohydrate called a polysaccrharide and is composed of various sugars, sugar acids and sulfur-containing groups. While seaweed has been a staple food in Asian countries for thousands of years, brown seaweed has only been the focus of research for the past decade. Fucoidan, in particular, has received the most attention.

In US market, there are two categories of Fucoidan.

One is imported from Japan price around $300:
Nature Medic Fucoidan Powered with AHCC  (
Umi No Shizuku Fucoidan Umi - 120 capsules (

Another is regular supplement, pricing around $30:
Absonutrix 500mg Fucoidan Pure Brown Seaweed Extract 120 Capsules
Optimized Fucoidan with Maritech 926 - Life Extension - 60 Veggie Caps
Doctor's Best Fucoidan 70%, Non-GMO, Vegan, Gluten Free, 60 Veggie Caps

You can also search Fucoidan on amazon and ebay

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