Spirulina: tiny but mighty

spirulina powderSpirulina has been consumed and valued as a perfectly balanced nutritional food for centuries. It contains high concentrations of organic nutrients ranging from vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, E), beta-carotene, minerals iron, manganese and zinc, enzymes and many trace elements. Spirulina contains a whopping 67% easily digestible protein and all the essential amino acids the body needs, as well as nucleic acids (RNA and DNA), natural antioxidants and chlorophyll.

Spirulina grows wild in very warm, alkaline and mineral-rich lakes in various parts of the world. These ideal conditions (and abundant sunshine) help spirulina grow its concentrated abundant nutrients, resulting in a super-food unlike any other single grain or plant. Continue reading