Organic Spirulina 500 mg 180 tabs
Swanson 100% Organic Spirulina 500 mg 180 tabs
• Most potent and digestible protein source among green foods
• The ocean’s greenest and healthiest organic spirulina
An optimum source for antioxidant protection that will boost your immune system health and vitality, organic spirulina ranks as one of nature’s most powerful “superfoods.” At over 60% protein, spirulina is the most potent and digestible source of vegetarian protein! This family member of blue-green algae packs in a whole lot of antioxidant and phytonutrient nutrition along with high amounts of beta-carotene, essential amino acids, minerals, B vitamins, and chlorophyll. Spirulina is also rich in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
Partial list of the health benefits of Spirulina:
• Boosts energy and cellular health
• Cushioning diabetes risks
• Boost in weight loss.
• Fighting cancer
• Improved Mental Functioning
• Supports healing of hypoglycemia, diabetes, chronic fatigue, anemia & ulcers
• Boosting the immune system
• Improve Digestion
• Reduce fatigue & build Endurance
• Normalizing Cholesterol
• Counter balance an acidic body pH- Cleanse the body
• Boost Energy Levels
• Control Appetite
• Maintain Healthy Cardiovascular function
• Support the Liver and Kidneys
• Reduce Inflammation
Serving Size 2 Tablets
Servings Per Container 90
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Parry’s Vegetarian Organic Spirulina™ (Arthrospira platensis) (microalgae)||1 gram||*|
*Daily Value not established.
Who should take Spirulina?
Because Spirulina contains many nutrients not available in the normal diet, the health of anyone will benefit but it can be of particular benefit to Athletes, those interested in general fitness, people who have digestion, assimilation, and elimination problems, weight watchers and can be added to other foods for children who won’t eat green vegetables. It can be used for anyone who is recovering from illness or treatments that deplete the body such as chemotherapy, as it boosts the overall nutrition for recovery. It can provide a quick and easy boost to the diet of those who have a busy lifestyle, as they often eat junk food (not intended as a replacement for a varied and healthy diet). It helps speed recovery after surgery by increasing overall nutrition, and is of benefit to people with low energy.
Who shouldn’t take it too much Spirulina?
Should not be taken by people with hyperparathyroidism, or who have allergies to seafood or seaweed. Should also not be taken by persons experiencing high fever.
How much Spirulina should be taken?
Follow the recommended dose on the label.
What are Spirulina side effects?
There are no known side effects from Spirulina as it is a food. If too much is taken, however, you may not benefit any more and simply waste the product.
Is Spirulina a food ? or medicine?
Spirulina is a whole food, suitable for vegans. It is not a medicine or vitamin supplement. It is intended for overall food nutrition and is not recommended for the treatment of any illness or disease. If you have an illness please consult your doctor or other health professional.
Spirulina Veg. protein vs animal protein
Spirulina contains more than 60% vegetable protein, which is much higher than fish, pork, or beef (which contains about 15 ~20 %).Animal protein is a much bigger molecule than vegetable protein, and is much harder to for our system to digest. Vegetable protein is water soluble, and is much smaller than animal protein. If you eat too much vegetable protein, it is simply discharged by your system as waste and not stored as fat. Animal protein is a much bigger molecule than vegetable protein, and is much harder to for our system to digest. When too much animal protein is eaten, it is deposited in our body as fat. Too much fat will cause high cholesterol levels and may impact our heart and blood vessels.
Vegetable protein is water soluble, and is much smaller than animal protein. If you eat too much vegetable protein, it is simply discharged by your system as waste and not stored as fat.