Spirulina, a type of blue-green algae, is a naturally-occurring, rich vegetable protein. It can range in color from bright green to dark green or black.
This treasured plant from the sea is a highly concentrated source of protein, chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It has 26 times the calcium of milk, 35 times the protein of meat, and is easily absorbed and utilized by the body. It is often used by sport and fitness enthusiasts.
Spirulina is an all natural food source that is made up of a highly nutritious micro fresh water plant that is more than 60% proteins and amino acids. (4 times higher than that of fish or beef). Spirulina is also packed with a multitude of bio available vitamins including 4 times more B 12 than most animal liver. Because it grows in a naturally alkaline environment, it is also comprised of a wide range of essential minerals such as Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Sodium, Phosphorus, Calcium etc. Spirulina is also an abundant source of Beta- carotene (40 time more than spinach), and gamma-Linolein acid. Further, it contains one of the strongest natural occurring anti-oxidants know, called Phycocyanin which can only be found in Spirulina. It has been praised for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential all wrapped up in an naturally occurring vegetable protein.