Immune enhancement; antioxidant; anti-viral; anti-
bacterial; contains organic trace minerals; stimulates
intestinal micro flora; aids digestion.
(Platensis) is filamentous blue green algae, which
occurs naturally in the saline ponds and lakes of
Africa, Central and South America.Spirulina is also
cultivated and used throughout the World as a nutritional
is a blue-green algae, due to the fact that it has
the presence of both chlorophyll (green) and phycocyanin
(blue) pigments in its cellular structure. The chlorophyll
in Spirulina is essential in cleaning the bowels and
the maintenance of a healthy digestive system.
contains up to 65% vegetable protein without the harmful
fats found in meat.
is high in beta-carotene, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorus,
vitamin B12 it is also high in all the B vitamins
and contains 18 amino acids. One of the functions
of this high concentration of amino acids and carotenes
is to raise glutothione levels, in doing this it reduces
liver and kidney toxicity caused by heavy metals and
pharmaceuticals. In tests carried out in Russia, Spirulina
reduced urine radioactivity levels by 50%.
one study conducted Spirulina decreased the total
serum cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol,
while it increased the high-density lipoprotein.
is also used for weight loss. Spirulina is a good
blood and colon cleanser and is used to support and
promote detoxification; during this process it will
resupply the body with minerals.
has to be one of the most nutritious foods known to
man having the remarkable ability to convert the energy
from the sun into vitality and health.
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