Did you know that SPIRULINA was first discovered by Hernando Cortez and his Spanish Conquistadors in 1519. Cortez observed that Spirulina was served and eaten at the tables of the Aztecs during his visit in Lake Texcoco. These blue-green algae is so powerful and nutrient rich that many experts believe that spirulina is the solution to malnutrition in countries where people are lacking nutrition due to the proliferation of fast food and junk food. Spirulina Nutrition Facts

  1. Protein:

60-70% protein by weight, depending on variety Complete protein source Highest concentration of protein by weight of any food thus far studied 2. Vitamins (rich in the following):

Beta Carotene, the precursor to Vitamin A B1, B2, B6 E K 3. Minerals

Contains a full spectrum of minerals and is especially rich in Iron and Magensium 4. Other Important Nutrients

Studies on spirulina powder have revealed that it contains around 2,000 enzymes (, which are catalysts for bio-chemical reactions such as the breaking down of food into simpler, more digestible parts Rich in chlorophyll Rich in essential fatty acids (those that cannot be synthesized by our bodies) such as omega 3 and omega 6 Spirulina offers the second highest concentration, behind mother’s milk, of the omega 6 fatty acid GLA (gamma linolenic acid). GLA acts as an anti-inflammatory substance and has been shown to help produce healthy skin and hair.

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