Spirulina is a cyanobacterium that can be consumed by humans and other animals and is made primarily from two species of cyanobacteria. Arthrospira is cultivated worldwide; used as a dietary supplement. As well as a whole food.
And is available in tablet, flake and powder form. It is also used as a feed. Dried spirulina contains about 60% (5171%) protein.
It is a complete protein. Containing all essential amino acids. Though with reduced amounts of methionine.
When compared to the proteins of meat, eggs and milk. It is, however, superior to typical plant protein, such as that from legumes. National Library of Medicine said that spirulina was no better than milk or meat as a protein source, and was approximately 30 times more expensive per gram.
Spirulina's lipid content is about 7% by weight, and is rich in gamma-linolenic acid. (GLA), and also provides alpha-linolenic acid. It is also a source of potassium.
Spirulina contains many pigments which may be beneficial and bioavailable. Spirulina is not considered to be a reliable source of Vitamin B. Spirulina supplements contain predominantly pseudovitamin B. Which is biologically inactive in humans. Companies which grow and market spirulina have claimed it to be a significant source of B.On the basis of alternative, unpublished assays. Although their claims are not accepted by independent scientific organizations. In their position paper on vegetarian.
Diets state that spirulina cannot be counted on as a reliable source of active vitamin B. The medical literature similarly advises that spirulina is unsuitable as a source of B. Please make sure that the address in correct and complete including apartment number, space number, suite, etc. All problems with orders must be reported within 24 hours of receiving product. The item "1kg (2.2 lb) 100% PURE SPIRULINA POWDER Free Shipping" is in sale since Friday, October 21, 2016.
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