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Benefits

Proteins in Spirulina – The building blocks of life

The protein content of spirulina varies between 50% and 70% of its dry weight, depending on growing conditions. These levels are quite exceptional!! The best sources of vegetable protein achieve only half these levels; for example, soya flour contains “only” 35% crude protein. And red meat? It's about 20 to…
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Benefits

Spirulina for Athletes, Gym Fanatics and health conscious individuals!

One of the major Spirulina benefit is found in its rich “whole food” nutrient profile known since several decades. With over 60% of protein in weight, this all-natural sea-vegetable offers a plant based protein that is very easy to digest and is rapidly assimilated by the body.  Recently amazing properties…
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Biology

Spirulina is not an algae!?!

Did you know that traces of cyanobacteria have been observed in stromatoliths dating from billion years (Perez, 1997) (stromatoliths are layered accretionary structures formed in shallow water by the trapping, binding and cementation of sedimentary grains by biofilms of microorganisms, especially cyanobacteria. Wikipedia) Now you're gonna ask me WHY I'm talking…
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