Natural Superfood Spirulina Powder Nutrition
Spirulina, an increasingly popular "superfood", is in fact a cyanobacterium (blue-green algae) that grows naturally in oceans and lakes in subtropical climates. It was a food source for the Aztecs and other Mesoamericans; the harvest from Lake Texcoco and subsequent sale as cakes were described by one of Cortés' soldiers.
Spirulina contains a number of nutrients, including multiple lipids, B-complex vitamins, beta-carotene, calcium, niacin, potassium, magnesium, iron and vitamin E. It is also high in protein, antioxidants, and chlorophyll. Apart form its nutritional value, it is also believed to help with multiple metabolism and heart health issues, including weight loss, allergies, diabetes and high cholesterol. Moreover, studies have shown its neuroprotective and hepatoprotective properties, as well as the ability to boost the immune system.
Function of Spirulina Powder
1)Slimming Figure, keep fit
2)Promote a healthy immune system and antioxidant activity
3)Contribute to sound cholesterol levels
4)Improve gastrointestinal and digestive health
5)Support cardiovascular function
6)Enhance natural cleansing and detoxification
Application of Spirulina Powder
(1). Applied in food field, it contains a lot of antioxidant ingredients, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, which can help body with better health care;
(2). Applied in pharmaceutical field, there are various forms existed, such as tablets,capsules and powder, these can prevent various of diseases;
(3). Applied in cosmetic field, it is able to nourish and cure the skin.