The Original Superfood
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The benefits of spirulina are extraordinary; it is considered the original and still most well-known of all superfoods. Available in the easy-to-use form of spirulina powder, it is a potent whole food that packs into its single-cell virtually all the nourishment we need.
Spirulina continues to be the best known of the blue-green cyanobacteria. It is a microalgae or phytoplankton that dates back over 3 billion years; it is one of the oldest of all life forms.
Some of the crucial benefits of spirulina are that it is easily grown, viable in conditions too harsh for other aquatic vegetation. With some simple sunlight, air, minerals, and water, it flourishes as a constant producer of nutrient-dense food. Spirulina has gained popularity as a green superfood worldwide because it is highly digestible and assimilable. Its primitive cell wall contains no cellulose, but only soft mucopolysaccharides, making it a valuable food source for those with digestive difficulties because its high protein content is easily available as real nourishment. Dieters value spirulina powder for its low fat and sugar content, and its ability to deliver a low-calorie count while providing the feeling of being physically and nutritionally satisfied.
What are the contents of premium certified organic spirulina powder? Most importantly, spirulina is over 60% protein, and the benefits or spirulina far exceed meat and fish, or any other common natural food. Spirulina offers a complete protein, supplying all eight essential amino acids. It is low in fat, yet still contains vital essential fatty acids, including GLA, a hormone precursor, and is conducive to healthy heart functioning and improved circulation.
Our premium, organic spirulina powder contains virtually all important vitamins including the entire B-complex, as well as vitamin E, and beta-carotene. Although meat and dairy products historically have been the common food source for vitamin B-12, spirulina offers this vitamin from a plant source and is thus an important supplement for vegetarians. Spirulina is also rich in minerals including iron, calcium, zinc, potassium, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus, and trace minerals. It is also helpful to individuals seeking an iron supplement because its unique form of iron is readily assimilable.
The benefits of spirulina are a testimony to its long history as a superfood. Its nutrient-dense profile has made it a staple in recent years in the health food market. As a supplement to its centuries of use as a valued food, spirulina has undergone two decades of testing. Spirulina bulk suppliers are striving to promote the valuable health benefits revealed by this research. Studies show that spirulina powder stimulates the immune system's functions and helps the body to produce new blood cells. Spirulina's dark blue-green color comes from a blood builder or polypeptide called phycocyanin. Phycocyanin has earned Spirulina the recognition of being a "medicinal food" in Russia used for those who suffered from radiation sickness after the Chernobyl accident. Additionally, spirulina shows potent antiviral activity and anti-cancer effects.