Spirulina is a cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) that can be consumed by humans and other animals. There are two species, Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima.
Spirulina is a hard-core superfood and an incredible source of full spectrum, non-toxic, absorbable nutrients. It is 60-65% protein, making it the world's highest known source of protein. The protein in Spirulina contains all eight essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. It is a highly beneficial substituted for isolated protein powders (especially those of animal origin). Unlike the high uric forming protein from animal products that contributes significantly to osteoporosis and can cause kidney stress, Spirulina's protein is gentle on your kidneys and its Pycocyanin has been shown to actually help protect against kidney failure. Spirulina provides high levels of chlorophyll, and also contains iron (non-toxic in whole plant form), vitamin A (as non toxic beta-carotene), a full spectrum of carotenoids, B-1, B-2, B-6, E, and K. In addition, Spirulina provides a vast array of minerals, trace elements, phytonutrients and enzymes. Spirulina also offers beneficial fatty acids such as DHA, GLA and others which have been shown to possess protein anti-viral activity, chlorophyll, and other beneficial pigments. Spirulina is a whole food source of concentrated nutrients that has been used for centuries. Spirulina has 300% more calcium than whole milk, 2300% more iron than spinach, 3900% more beta carotene than carrots, 50-60% Protein, 375% more protein than tofu.
- Spirulina is extremely high in many nutrients
- Spirulina is great source of protein
- Spirulina will help you lose fat
- Spirulina has powerful antioxidant and anti-
- Spirulina is an ideal source of vitamin B12 for people
who eat a plant-based diet
Directions for use:
Take up to 3-5 tablets twice daily with plenty of water during meals. If you've not taken Spirulina before, then start with 2-3 tablets each day and gradually increase over a few weeks. Do not take more than 10 tablets daily. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
Always consult your GP before taking nutritional supplements if you are taking medications or are under medical supervision. It is not recommended for pregnant or lactating mothers. Not intended for use by person under the age of 18 years old. Side-effects from this supplement are rare but please discontinue and contact your GP immediately in the event of an adverse reaction.