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Benefits

Spirulina side effects, interaction with other drugs and foods

Spirulina is not a medication but a totally natural product that can help maintain or restore good health. What are spirulina side effects? No side effects are usually observed when eating spirulina as long as they are cultivated and packaged in good conditions. FDA recognize spirulina GRAS (Generally Recognize As Save for human consumption)…
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Culture

How to grow your own Spirulina at home – Part IV – The culture medium

The culture medium – or the water in which spirulina grows – is one of the most import parameter when growing spirulina at home. Why? Because spirulina will absorb whatever is in its environment, which is, you guested it, the culture medium. This means that spirulina will “bind” with heavy metals and…
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The best natural supplements to reduce high cholesterol – or your daily dose of spirulina (Get your cholesterol in check – Part III)

In the previous posts, here and here,  we talked about the different strategies you could put in place to reduce naturally your cholesterol levels. The strategies were 1/ Exercise every day 2/ Drink water - at least ½ your weight in ounce 3/ Reduce the food that makes your cholesterol go out…
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Benefits

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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