Spirulina is a blue-green algae that grows in warm, alkaline fresh waters around the world. It is one of the few plant sources of vitamin B12, and is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It contains nutrients including B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin E, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, and gamma linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid).
- Spirulina contains 60-70% protein, compared to white fish which has 25 protein, chicken (25-30%) or lean beef (23%).
- Spirulina is the richest wholefood source of Vitamin B12, and nature's richest wholefood source of Vitamin E.
- Spirulina contains 100 times more Beta Carotene than papaya and 25 times more than carrots.
- The oils in Spirulina contain 3 times the amount of GLA than Evening Primrose Oil.
- Spirulina contains 58 times more Iron than spinach and is 28 times richer in Iron than raw beef liver.
COMPLETE FOOD SOURCE
- This ‘superfood’ has an amazing array of nutrients, and the highest protein content of any natural food.
- It is a source of eight essential amino acids, as well as minerals, natural plant sugars, trace minerals and enzymes.
- Spirulina is recognised to be the most complete food source known; no other food contains as
many nutrients as spirulina.
- It is especially rich in vitamin E, vitamin C, beta carotene and B complex, including B-12 (not found in plant foods), and chlorophyll.
- Spirulina is also rich in essential fatty acids, carotenoids and a full spectrum of minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium and zinc.
- As with all green foods, Spirulina has powerful alkalising properties. And as many of our modern diets contain foods that are high in acidity it is important to include many alkaline forming foods in our diet to counter balance an acidic body pH. The human body and immune system thrives in an overall alkaline environment.
- Spirulina nutrition imparts a large array of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin E, chlorophyll, zeaxanthin, superoxide dismutase (SOD), and phycocyanin, which help keep our cells free from damage caused by the presence of free radicals.
- Spirulina algae is a deep blue-green colour. The green pigment is caused by chlorophyll, which is sometimes called ‘green blood’ because it is so similar to haemoglobin.The blue pigment is phycocyanin, a powerful super-antioxidant which is related to the human pigment bilirubin. Bilirubin is important to healthy liver function and the digestion of amino acids.
ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS
- Spirulina is an amazing concentrated source of nutrients that is only 7% fat, and most of that is in the form of essential fatty acids. Essential fatty acids help break up cholesterol in the bloodstream and affect the health of hair, skin, and nails.
Each capsule contains 400mg of 100% blue-green microalgae.
Take 2 capsules with a meal three times daily
(100 capsules per bottle).