Spirulina is a blue-green algae that thrives in fresh-water bodies. It is called as the “food of the future” because of its amazing ability to synthesize high-quality concentrated nutrients. It is ranked No. 1 of “5 Foods That Can Add Years to Your Life” (AARP Magazine (Sept / Oct 2006 issue). Spirulina is established as an effective and safe supplement through clinical studies and historical consumption around the world. It is 60 to 71% percent complete protein, with all essential amino acids and is one of the few plant sources of Vitamins
Spirulina works simultaneously on three levels:
- Cleansing: Spirulina promotes the body’s natural cleansing processes. Youfeel fitter, more cheerful, and you have more energy.
- Restoring: Spirulina compensates for deficiencies in the diet and stimulatesthe metabolism. Your physical condition improves noticeably and you recover faster after exertion.
- Fortifying: Spirulina boosts resistance and activates the body’s natural defense mechanisms. You feel stronger and are better able to cope with the pressures of everyday life.
Spirulina is a wholesome green “Super Food” that contains Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals , Antioxidants, Essential Fatty Acids. It contains higher amount of Phyto-nutrients. For children, it builds up tissue growth & strengthens immunity. For Aged, it aids digestion, helps to ease symptoms like Diabetes, Hypertension & Arthritis. For Women it acts as Blood Nourisher, relieves the severity in premenstrual syndrome, increases serum retinol level in pregnancy. It is healthy for Healthy Skin, hair, eye, G.I. Tract & a healthy heart. For Diabetics it controls oxidative damage and protects from diabetic related hypertension and vascular complication.
Always buy spirulina made by a good company complying to all safety and hygiene requirements. Spirulina can be consumed in powder or capsule/tablet form. Capsule/Tablet is much easier and convenient to consume. 500mg to 1 gm of Spirulina per day can be consumed safely. It should be taken preferably with meal.