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Spirulina – advices on how to start, how much to take and what to take.

A friend of mine decided to start taking spirulina (yeahh, congrats Louise!) but she's not too sure where to buy spirulina, which one to buy spirulina and how much to take . There is so much spirulina out there, so many different forms, different origins, different it gets confusing. This is…
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How to naturally reduce your cholesterol? And can spirulina really help?? (Get your cholesterol in check – Part I)

There are 5 strategies that you must apply if you want to regulate you cholesterol levels. Before detailing them, I have to warn you: THIS IS NOT A MAGICAL POTION. You will have to actually DO things and CHANGE your lifestyle if you want to regulate your cholesterol levels. But…
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Spirulina protects against Alzheimer, Parkinson and other neurodegenerative diseases ♥

I just read a pretty interesting paper about spirulina and microglial cells, called "Spirulina and C-phycocyanin reduce cytotoxicity and inflammation-related genes expression of microglial cells" (you can read it here if you are interested in the science). Microglial cells are the cells found in your brain and spinal cord. They are…
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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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