Spirulina

Spirulina is the cousin of Chlorella and it is a blue green algae that is PACKED with nutrition.

Loaded with Micronutrients

Spirulina is a complete protein, the dried powder being 60% protein, with over 90% assimilation by the human body, far more than most foods. It features all of the essential amino acids, plus 9 more of the non-essential ones.

  • Essential Fatty Acids including Omega 3 and Omega 6
  • Antioxidants from various phytonutrients and Superoxide Dismutase
  • Glyconutrients
  • GLA, a special fat known for its anti-inflammatory effects
  • Glycogen, the only vegetarian source of this energy
  • Rhamnose, a rare, biologically active carbohydrate which delivers nutrients to the cells and across the blood brain barrier*
  • RNA and DNA
  • Chlorophyll

The following values are per 100g of dried spirulina. The percentages are based on the RDI.

  • Vitamin A equiv. (4%) 29 μg
  • Beta-carotene (3%) 342 μg
  • Thiamine (B1) (207%) 2.38 mg
  • Riboflavin (B2) (306%) 3.67 mg
  • Niacin (B3) (85%) 12.82 mg
  • Pantothenic acid (B5) (70%) 3.48 mg
  • Vitamin B6 (28%) 0.364 mg
  • Folate (B9) (24%) 94 μg
  • Vitamin B12 (0%) 0 μg
  • Choline (13%) 66 mg
  • Vitamin C (12%) 10.1 mg
  • Vitamin D (0%) 0 IU
  • Vitamin E (33%) 5 mg
  • Vitamin K (24%) 25.5 μg
  • Calcium (12%) 120 mg
  • Iron (219%) 28.5 mg
  • Magnesium (55%) 195 mg
  • Manganese (90%) 1.9 mg
  • Phosphorus (17%) 118 mg
  • Potassium (29%) 1363 mg
  • Sodium (70%) 1048 mg
  • Zinc (21%) 2mg
  • Great for Cholesterol

    A meta analysis looked at multiple studies with spirulina showing how it can normalize cholesterol numbers.[5] This includes

    • Reducing Total Cholesterol
    • Reducing LDL
    • Reducing Triglycerides
    • Elevating HDL

I alternate the days that I take these so that I get all the nutrition that the both provide equally.  They are essentially my multi-vitamins.  Between the two of them your chlorophyll intake will be increased and your stores of bio-available vitamins, minerals and phyto-chemicals will be topped off.

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Aside from these two power houses, the other supplement I take on a daily basis is Vitamin D.

Vitamin D