Amazing Health Benefits of Spirulina
Spirulina is recognized worldwide for its many nutritional properties, including NASA and the European Space Agency. An extremely rich nutritional profile that fits to everybody who wants to stay healthy with a 100% natural product.
Many minerals and trace elements in a highly bio-available form: iron, potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, selenium and phosphorus.
Many vitamins: provitamin A (beta carotene), vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B8, B9, B12, D, E and K.
50 to 70% protein in a highly digestible form (2x higher than soybean and 3x higher than meat or fish). Its amino acid profile is very comprehensive, since it contains all 9 essential amino acids (47% of protein content) and many non-essential amino acids.
5 to 7% lipids, the greater part in the form of essential fatty acids. Spirulina is particularly rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), (40% of lipid content - the second richest source after breast milk).
The different components of Spirulina have been the subject of numerous clinical studies. The
following benefits have been demonstrated:
Immune system properties against bacteria & viruses
Anti-diabetes properties (blood sugar level and insulin resistance lowering properties)
Cholesterol lowering properties
High blood pressure lowering properties
Protection against atherosclerosis
Protection against pollution