What is it?
Spirulina is a blue-green algae that grows in warm, alkaline fresh waters around the world, and is recognised to be the most complete food source known. It is one of the few plant sources of vitamin B12, and is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This ‘superfood’ has an amazing array of nutrients, and the highest protein content of any natural food.
What are the benefits?
Spirulina is also rich in essential fatty acids, carotenoids and a full spectrum of minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium and zinc. It is a source of eight essential amino acids, as well as minerals, chlorophyll, natural plant sugars, trace minerals and enzymes. It contains nutrients including B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, and vitamin C and E. Spirulina is recognised to be the most complete food source known.
Spirulina contains 60-70% protein, compared to white fish which has 25% protein, chicken (25-30%) or lean beef (23%). It is a source of eight essential amino acids, as well as minerals, natural plant sugars, trace minerals and enzymes. Spirulina contains many times more Beta Carotene than papaya or carrots, more Iron than spinach or beef liver. It is the richest wholefood source of Vitamin B12 and Vitamin E, and contains more GLA than Evening Primrose Oil.
Ingredients: Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis), capsule shell (gelatin, water).
Recommendation: Take two capsules with a meal three times daily.
Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dosage.
Each capsule contains 400mg of 100% blue-green microalgae.