It’s blue-green, super healthy freshwater plant that is now one of the most researched, and alongside its cousin chlorella, most talked about superfoods today. Grown around the world from Mexico to Africa to even Hawaii, Spirulina is renowned for its intense flavor and even more powerful nutrition profile.
What is Spirulina:
- Under a microscope, Spirulina appears as long, thin, blue-green spiral threads.
- It is deemed the most nutritionally complete of all food supplements, containing a rich supply of many important nutrients – including protein, complex carbohydrates, iron, and vitamins A, K, and B complex.
- It also has a high supply of carotenoids such as beta carotene and yellow xanthophylls which have antioxidant properties. It is also rich in chlorophyll, fatty and nucleic acids, and lipids.
- In today’s fast forward life, when often the major nutrients are lacking Spirulina is the simple solution for well being. Scientifically, Spirulina is simple one-celled microscopic blue-green algae with the scientific name Arthrospira platensis.