Spirulina is a natural green algae . The iron and beta-carotene it provides promote oxygenation of the blood, cells and muscles and helps prevent or treat anemia. Its protein intake helps maintain and gain muscle mass. It is an ideal product against any nutritional deficiency.
Spirulina contains over 60% protein by weight (more than double the amount of red meat!) [Note] http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/09/29/spirulina- benefits.aspx [/ Note]. It contains 18 different amino acids , including all the essentials to build a complete protein. Protein is essential for muscle building and recovery, immunity, hormonal health and metabolism [note] http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=dailytip&dbid=348 [/ note]. Easily digestible, spirulina is an excellent source of plant protein for vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters.
Spirulina is rich in easily absorbable iron . Including spirulina in your diet can help prevent iron deficiency.
Spirulina is a powerful source of antioxidants that help stabilize free radicals throughout the body [note] http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/09/29/spirulina-benefits.aspx [/ note]. Spirulina is a powerful source of antioxidants that help stabilize free radicals throughout the body
Pirulina can be found in tablets or in powder form to adapt it to your diet. If you choose to try the powder, we'll be honest, spirulina is strong in flavor and dark green in color. But that's definitely not a bad thing if you want to take your green smoothies to the next level.