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What is Spirulina and What's It Good For?

by Health by Gini

Spirulina is a natural algae powder that is high in protein and a good source of antioxidants, B-vitamins and other nutrients. Dried Spirulina has 60 to 70 percent protein. It is a plant-based complete protein that has all of the essential amino acids you need in your diet. This is especially beneficial for vegans and vegetarians that may not get enough iron or protein in their diet. It is also a good source of calcium, iron, magnesium and vitamins A, E, and K. According to USDA a single tablespoon (7 gram) of powder Spirulina contains: 4 grams of protein, 11% vitamin B1,15% of vitamin B2, 4% vitamin B3, 21% of copper of the RDA. Also, it has only 20 Calories and 1.7 grams of carbohydrates. Spirulina will help to boost immunity, fight allergies, give you energy and reduce fatigue which make this blue-green algae a Superfood. (Read more...)

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