Spirulina : Therapeutic Properties
Spirulina is the natural food the most comprehensive known to date.
Spirulina stimulates the immune system and helps to lower cholesterol. It increases endurance and strength.
Spirulina is an algae widely used as food supplement in diet or slimming slimming, as moderator of appetite spirulina will be taken throughout the duration of the plan, it acts at the centers regulating appetite with a cutting action hungry, to help greatly the proper monitoring of schemes.
Spirulina calm the sensation of hunger while avoiding the daily nutritional deficiencies, and fatigue resulting from his plans, sometimes poorly balanced. Spirulina compensates and faces all nutritional deficiencies.
It treats leukoplakia (precancerous inflammation of the lining of the mouth) and so to prevent the transformation into cancer.
Main constituent of spirulina..
Spirulina contains high nutritional properties:
The gamma-linoleic acid (family of unsaturated fatty acids omega-6).
Proteins from 55% to 70% of excellent quality.
Carotenoids varied mainly beta-carotene.
Iron, vitamin B12 and trace element source.
From phycocyanime (natural blue pigment used in food coloring).
Of chlorophyll and small quantities of minerals.
Spirulina contains only low in calories, so she is considered a super food with high nutritional content but low in calories.
Spirulina origin :
Spirulina is an algae that has existed for three billion years it takes its name from its spiral shape (in the form of filament-wound spiral) and measuring one tenth of a millimeter, it thrives in warm aquatic environments, it belongs to family of cyanobacteria, or more commonly micro blue-green algae.
Spirulina was discovered in Chad by French researchers in the 50s, they discovered its nutrient content exceptional.
The inhabitants of this region is incorporated that algae in their diet for thousands of years, which explains their unbelievable condition compared with the neighboring peoples
There are about 1 500 species of blue algae and only 36 species are edible Spirulina. The largest and most important species that is marketed is Spirulina platensis. It is found today in its natural state in the intertropical zone in freshwater lakes, shallow rich in micronutrients.