Spirulina alga is an unicellular alga that contains proteins of high biological value and an amazing variety of nutrients. Its name comes from having a spiral form.
Spirulina alga is considered a superfood that provides more digestible proteins than those from beef and contains a surprising variety of nutrients: vitamins, macro minerals, minerals, essential fatty acids, proteins, nucleic acids (DNA and RNA), chlorophyll and a wide variety of phytochemicals.
These algae have many positive effects on our health.
Spirulina alga is 65% complete vegetable protein highly digestible providing eight essential amino acids in the appropriate proportions and in a manner that is five times more digestible than meat or soy protein. It is rich in tryptophan, one of the 10 essential amino acids that the body uses to synthesize the proteins we need and it helps among other things to the nervous system, relaxation, rest, sleep and against depression.
It is also an excellent source of minerals (potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, selenium, iron and phosphorus) and vitamins (the entire vitamin B complex and vitamin E).
Spirulina alga is a storehouse of chlorophyll, which favors the peristaltic action, relieving constipation, normalizing the secretion of digestive acids and soothing the digestive tract. Chlorophyll also has detoxifying properties by binding to toxins such as heavy metals and taking them out of the body.
This alga is an ideal anti-aging dietary supplement thanks to its concentrated nutritional value. It is easy to digest because it contains antioxidants like beta carotene, which is good for eye health and vision.
This microscopic alga is a rich high quality food supplement that contains more beta-carotene, iron, vitamin B12 and gamma linoleic acid than any other food. It contains also vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.
It is low in saturated fat, unlike other foods with high nutritional value, such as dairy and meats, and provides essential fatty acids that can not be found in meat, eggs and dairy. It is also low in calories.
Spirulina alga is especially effective in cases of anemia, demineralisation and exhaustion. It helps regain fitness, energy and vitality and detoxify the body.