Spirulina,” health promoter “
The microalgae Spirulina is a highly nutritious cyanobacterium, considered by many as “the food of the future” due to its extensive list of nutritional benefits, being classified as a health promoting food by both the World Organization of Health and the United Nations.
A bluish-green superfood, whose color comes from the combination of phytonutrients such as beta-carotene (orange), chlorophyll (green) and phycocyanin (blue), which are not only natural pigments but powerful antioxidants that preserve the body and fight against free radicals, presenting many health benefits.
Its high protein content (more than 60%) as well as the presence of vitamins such as B12 (generally of animal origin) make Spirulina even more special within the plant kingdom, and makes it a powerful alternative for vegetarian or vegan diets.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Source of essential nutrients” custom_font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]
- Proteins: Spirulina is made up of at least 60% proteins, of which more than 85% are digestible since, unlike Chlorella , this microalgae does not have a cell wall.
- Vitamins: Contains an exceptionally high amount of vitamin B-12. It also contains vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 and vitamin K, C, D, E and v A.
- Antioxidants: It is extremely rich in beta-carotene, widely known for its antioxidant properties.
- Phycobiliproteins: Abundant source of phycocyanin (7-8%), a powerful antioxidant with numerous health benefits.
- Essential fatty acids: Contains Omega 3 and 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids.
- Minerals: It is especially rich in iron and essential minerals such as iodine, magnesium and phosphorus.
[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”The benefits of consuming Spirulina” custom_font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Its consumption has been supported by organizations such as the WHO, mainly due to its nutritional properties and the fact that numerous studies support its biological effects to improve certain health disorders.
– It is used in cases of fatigue, asthenia and anemia .
– Its consumption can contribute to prevent or control hypercholesterolemia, some inflammatory pathologies, viral infections, exposure to certain environmental toxins, and cardiovascular and metabolic pathologies , among other problems.
– It is a food that satisfies quickly due to its phenylalanine content, fiber and its few calories, so it is also used in weight loss diets.
– Frequently used in sports as a nutritional supplement for high performance athletes .
– Its consumption has been recommended by the WHO to combat acute malnutrition in emergency situations.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]