HEALTH BENEFITS OF SPIRULINA
Are the health benefits of spirulina important for us?
►Discovering the best quality whole foods becomes day by day a crucial factor that influences our health and thru that the quality of our life.
►We are living in an exceedingly industrialized country that sends upon us an overwhelming quantity of over manufactured foods , that assert a negative effect on our health.
►Consuming whole foods seems to have a very minor reference in the communications industry. Because of this becomes complicated for people to achieve a healthy eating habit when everything around points to the fastest, cheapest and very often the most dangerous custom-built aliment.
►Affluent studies have brought up that a diet high in healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are accompanying with a lowered risk of illness.
►Amidst the whole foods, the nutritionists have accentuated, that they are a group that can be called: “super foods” , because they are more digestible and with a broader account of nutrients, that commonly are never found in other whole foods.
►One of the” kings of the super foods” and with over 100 nutrients, Spirulina, a blue-green algae, is frequently described as the most complete food source in the world that can bring to us a diverse coverage of health benefits.
Spirulina contains over 100 easily absorbed, life-enhancing nutrients:
►Proteins: protein content is between 55 and 70% of the cell weight
►Vitamins: B1(Thiamine), B2(riboflavin), B3 (nicotinamide), B6 (pyridoxine), B9( folic acid) ,vitamin C, D and E.
►Minerals: Potassium, calcium, iron , magnesium, sodium and zinc.
►Essential fatty acids like DHA
►Photosynthetic pigments: chlorophyll, beta-carotene (64 to 70 times more that spinach).
In common belief, spirulina protein is containing all essential amino acids , compared to the proteins of meat, milk or eggs and so the vegetarians can use the this supplement for adding additional quality protein to their diet.
Different sources of protein, such as legumes, whole grains or meat, provide protein in a lesser amount per cell weight.
Considering of the account of nutrients containing in the cell of spirulina the UN Food and Agriculture Organization recommends it for fighting dietary deficiency around the world, mostly India and Africa.
In the USA, the NASA has appointed to use it for astronaut nutriment and plan to cultivate it in airspace stations.
On the other side of the world, in Russia it was studied in patients affected by the Chernobyl catastrophe to act as a radiation shelter to the body and being one of their most important weapons in battling the symptoms found in patients living in the contaminated area.
►Some of the health benefits of spirulina will help to:
⇔Boost immune system
⇔Cushion diabetes risks
⇔With no sugar or carbohydrates being present in the plant and a large mass of protein spirulina can boost in weight loss.
⇔Helps keeping the energy level very high in the organism.
Other health benefits are shown in recent studies to come from the anti- oxidative role that beta-carotene and phycocyanin plays in the metabolism of the cell.
As long as you consume spirulina powder that has vitamins, protein,minerals, Omega 6 Fatty acids, chlorophyll and other phytonutrients, your body answer back in a
very affirmatory way.
►NASA studies are demonstrating that two pounds of Spirulina powder has the same grand account of nutrients that they are found in about 2000 pounds of “assorted
►According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, health benefits of spirulina attend in treating fibromyalgia, and the University of Maryland Medical
Center website notes that spirulina may support your immune system, fight viral infections and affect allergic reactions but no assuring medical research has been
done to accredit any of this statements.
►Spirulina is being cultivated as the "food of the future" because of its astonishing ability to synthesize high-quality complete nutriment more adequately by
comparison with any other whole food.