If Nature were to make a multivitamin, this would be it!
In fact, in addition to being a sustainable source of protein, this blue-green
microscopic algae may be the single most nutritious food in existence.
It contains a plethora of vitamins and nutrients, including:
Not only does Spirulina have one of the highest protein amounts of any food source, it is biologically complete, containing the essential amino acids needed for human health. Did you know that Spirulina is also a planet friendly source of protein? It yields 20% more than soybeans with 25% of the water usage and is 3.5 times more energy efficient! We won’t even begin to discuss the comparisons with beef and other animal sources...
Yes, even more than in whole milk!
Essential Amino Acids (Gamma-Linolenic Acid - GLA; Omega 3, 6, 9's):
Fish oil? Ha. Where do you think they get their omega content? Blue-green algae like Spirulina, of course. Let me introduce you to the original source of Omega 3, 6 and 9’s. Omegas are essential in maintaining healthy heart function, promoting good cholesterol & supporting optimum blood pressure.
With an extremely high concentration of bioavailable iron (2200% more than spinach!), this green algae could support prime iron levels during pregnancy. And due to it's fiber content, will also support regular function of the bowel - we call that good news!
Sari Foods Organic Spirulina has 3500% more beta-carotene than carrots! The body converts beta-carotene to Vitamin A, an essential nutrient needed for healthy teeth, bones, mucous membranes, skin and eyes.
Responsible for Spirulina’s vibrant green hue, chlorophyll acts as a blood cleanser, supplying the nutrients our bodies need to detox naturally and enabling the removal of toxins. As if it couldn’t get any better, chlorophyll also assists the formulation of healthy red blood cells, in turn oxygenating the blood.
Spirulina provides more antioxidant power than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables and can provide up to 4x more than blueberries.
Folate (known in the synthetic world as Folic Acid):
This food-based vitamin is found in Spirulina and is crucial for proper brain function, mental and emotional health and is especially important during high growth periods (such as infancy, adolescence and pregnancy).
Comparing phytonutrient levels, Spirulina is 31 times more potent than blueberries and 60 times more potent than spinach!
These fiber compounds in Spirulina literally act as food for beneficial gut flora like lactobacillus and bifidobacteria, assisting your digestion and bowel function by encouraging the colonization of “the good guys" which simultaneously helps maintain overall bacterial balance.Spirulina contains many other nutrients such magnesium, thiamine, Vitamin K, Riboflavin and B12...