Spirulina (Arthrospira Platensis) is floating filamentous cyanobacteria with cylindrical trichomes in left-hand helix. Spirulina grows naturally in tropical and subtropical lakes with high pH and high concentrations of carbonate and bicarbonate. It is commonly used as food supplements.
For centuries Aztecs have been eating Spirulina. The earliest record reveals that it grew in Lake Texcoco, and was collected and sold as food. The first Spirulina manufacturing factory was established in 1970s. Recent years it has become a popular thing in the world, and has been approved by the FDA, WHO and other medical authourities as health food.
Organic spirulina powder has on average 65 percent of protein (which is 3-4 times higher than fish or beef) and a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and (phyto) nutrients. It contains Lysine, Cysteine, Methionine, Phenylalanine and Threonine, whic are important amino acids that can only be acquired by human beings through food. Spirulina is also a very rich source of Vitamin B-12. It has much higher iron content than spinach. It contains much higher amounts of Beta-Carotene than carrots.
HealthForce Spirulina Manna is packaged in amber glass bottles with a metal lid and oxygen absorber for optimum nutrient preservation. Grown by TruGanic (beyond organic) standards and carefully dried at low temperatures to retain lifeforce, enzymes and other heat-sensitive elements.
HealthForce Spirulina is grown in the U.S.A. without the use of pesticides and processed at low temperatures (to retain enzymes and other heat-sensitive elements).
Benefical effects of Spirulina Manna
- rich in beta-carotenes, vitamins and minerals
- source of essential proteins
- helps to strengthen physical performance
- strengthen heart activity thanks to the potassium content
- helps to reduce the feeling of hunger and to reduce appetite for sweets
- supports the body´s immunity
- helps to stabilize blood sugar and fat
Recommended Intake: 1-6 (or more) heaping tablespoons per day, either all at once or divided
Suggested Use: can be taken directly, mixed with water/juice, sprinkled on or mixed with food, for first time users, it is suggested to have Spirulina mixed in a juice or fruit smoothie (preferably a fresh juice or smoothie made with raw fruit)
Suggested Adjuncts: a whole foods, organic vegan diet with emphasis on fresh raw foods, other green superfoods such as Healthforce Vitamineral Green and Earth, Greener Grasses, HealthForce Digestion Enhancement Enzymes, Liver Rescue III+, exercise, and everything else healthful! You deserve it!
TruGanic™ is a purist, hard-core quality standard significantly beyond organic. In addition to no pesticides being used anywhere in the growing process, TruGanic™ includes authentic standards for production, nontoxic cleaning agents and pest control, electromagnetic radiation, processing agents, additives, air quality, and actual verification of purity.
Ingredients: 100% Pure Spirulina Powder (Spirulina Platensis)
v 6,5 g = 1 level tablespoon
104 kJ/25 kcal
4,3 mg (30 %)
Vitamin A (Beta Karoten)
1500 μg (53 %)
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dark and dry place. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. There is no substitute for a varied diet. Not for children under 3 years of age, pregnant and nursing women.** Occurs only in natural sodium form
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