Spirulina. Properties

Spirulina, also known in Mexico "Tecnitlatl" is the harvest gold of the Aztecs, who used it as food since before the Spanish arrived.

Centuries ago, in the high lakes of the Valley of Mexico, is known to the Aztecs gathered this "nutritional gold" (an alga rich in proteins and minerals), supplementing your daily diet.

Properties of Spirulina
Scientific research has confirmed that this amazing microplant not only provides plenty of vitamins and minerals, but also a higher protein content than any other natural food, rich in all kinds of essential amino acids.

Currently, Spirulina grows wild and naturally in Africa, Japan, Thailand and Mexico and the Americans are cultivating this amazing food to meet the increased demand that is created in America.

The Mexican Spirulina tablet, rich in carotene (which the body turns into vitamin A), and provided copious amounts of the B complex vitamins and iron in a natural, easily assimilated, plus other minerals (trace) major and 21 different amino acids ( body which are the 8 essential that the body can not synthesize).

Spirulina also contains chlorophyll (rich in magnesium), ribonucleic and deoxyribonucleic acids (RNA and DNA) (Geriatric factors regulate because reproduction and degeneration of cells), polyunsaturated fatty acids (needed to prevent thickening of the blood) and also mucopolysaccharides necessary to regulate bowel (constipation).

Spirulina is the richest natural source of protein so far discovered. It contains all essential amino acids in quantities so balanced that with only 85% of its high protein content of 61-70% is natural enough to meet the needs of our body.

Instructions for use of spirulina
Easy and pleasant to take as a nutritional supplement, a ratio of 3 to 6 tablets per day for its easy digestibility allow rapid absorption, and its high protein content to help satisfy the appetite of a completely natural.

No wonder, then, that a highly concentrated food sufficient with 3 to 5 tablets for madia or taken an hour before the main meals was significantly reduced appetite, helping people who need to follow a calorie-controlled diet or slimming. Also, take 4 tablets a day could serve as a major mineral vitamin supplement for athletes, and with 1-2 tablets a day can supplement the diet of the elderly and children to extend their physical activity and prevent premature aging.

Spirulina is a perfectly healthy food that not only has been used as food for centuries, but has been "resurrected" modern and has even been accepted by the U.S. Administration (FDA).

Vegetarians have found that Spirulina is the ideal supplement to your diet daily (2 tablets) for their contribution of vitamin A and B12, which could sometimes be deficient.


Average composition of ALA SPIRULINA (Spirulina Geitleri) per 100 g
Nutrients:
Protein 60-70%

Carbohydrates 10-20%

Fat 5%

Fiber 2%

Calories 320/100 g

Vitamins
Provitamin A (Beta carotene) 2833 IU

Vitamin B1 (thiamin) 5.5 mg

Vitamin B2 / Riboflavin) 4.0 mg

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 300 mcg

Vitamin B12 (Cyano cobalamin) 160 mcg

Vitamin E (tocopherols) 7 mg

Vitamin H (biotin) 40 mcg

Pantothenic acid 1.1 mg

Folic acid 5.0 mg

Inositol 35 mg

Niacin 11.8 mg


Minerals:
Calcium 118, 0 mg

Phosphorus 828.0 mg

Iron 53.0 mg

Sodium 34.4 mg

Magnesium 166.0 mg

Manganese 2.2 mg

Zinc 3.3 mg

Potassium 1435.0 mg

Selenium traces


Fatty acids:
1325 mg linoleic acid

Linolenic acid 1065 mg


Amino acids (% of total protein)
(Essentials)

Isoleucine 5.7%

Leucine 8.7%

Lysine 5.1%

Methionine 2.0%

Phenylalanine 5.7%

Threonine 5.4%

Tryptophan 1.5%

Valine 7.5%


(Not essential)
Alanine 7.9%

Arginine 7.6%

Aspartic acid 9.1%

Cystine 12.7%

Glycine 4.8%

Histidine 1.5%

Proline 4.1%

Serine 5.3%

Tyrosine 4.6%


Other ingredients:
Chlorophylls 600 mg

RNA 3.6%

DNA 0.8%

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