Spirulina is an ancient blue-green algae that contains a surprising amount of plant-based nutrients.
- Rich in vitamin B1 (thiamine) which contributes to the normal function of the heart, psychological function, and immune system.
- Rich source of riboflavin (vitamin B2) & manganese which contribute to the protection from oxidative stress.
- Super high in plant-based protein, with 15g providing just under 10g of protein to help maintain muscle mass.
- Bursting with vitamin A, which contributes to a healthy functioning immune system.
- Rich in iron, which helps the body feel less tired and fatigued as well as transporting oxygen around the body.
- Good source of calcium, which contributes to the maintenance of healthy bones
How to use:
Spirulina is easily incorporated into your diet.
- The powder does not have a particularly strong flavor, so you can add them to pretty much anything.
- They can be eaten raw, added to porridges and puddings, or added to baked goods.
- You can also sprinkle them on top of cereal, yogurt, vegetables, or rice dishes.
- Adding spirulina seeds to recipes will dramatically boost the nutritional value.