Spirulina is the most complete natural food known to date.
It stimulates the immune system and helps lower cholesterol levels. It increases endurance and resistance.
Spirulina is a seaweed widely used as a food supplement as part of a slimming or slimming diet, as an appetite moderator It will be taken throughout the diet, it acts at the level of appetite regulating centers with a appetite suppressant action, greatly helping the proper monitoring of diets.
Spirulina calms the feeling of hunger while avoiding daily nutritional deficiencies, and the fatigue that results from diets, which are sometimes very unbalanced. It compensates and faces all nutritional deficiencies.
It treats leukoplakia (precancerous inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth) and could thus prevent its transformation into cancer.
Main constituents of spirulina.
It contains strong nutritional properties:
• Gamma-linoleic acids (family of unsaturated omega-6 fatty acids).
• Excellent quality 55% to 70% protein.
• Various carotenoids mainly beta-carotene.
• Iron, vitamin B12 and a trace element source.
• Phycocyanim (natural blue pigment used in food coloring).
• Chlorophyll and small amounts of minerals.
It is only low in calories, which is why it is considered a superfood that is high in nutrition but low in calories.
Spirulina is an algae that has existed for three billion years, it owes its name to its spiral shape (in the form of a filament wound in a spiral) and measures a tenth of a millimeter, it grows in hot aquatic environments, it belongs to the cyanobacteria family or more commonly blue-green microalgae.
It was discovered in Chad by French researchers in the 1950s, they discovered its exceptional nutrient content.
The people of this region have incorporated this algae into their diet for thousands of years, which explains their incredible health compared to neighboring peoples.
There are around 1,500 species of blue algae, and only 36 species of spirulina are edible. The most important and main species that is traded is Spirulina platensis. Today it is found in its natural state in the intertropical zone in shallow freshwater lakes rich in trace elements.
Spirulina vitamins, antioxidants, minerals.
Spirulina as a dietary supplement for slimming, it also has proteins, trace elements and minerals, spirulina for all nutritional deficiencies. Help with the immune system and lower cholesterol by strengthening endurance, resistance.
Spirulina rich in vitamins, antioxidants and minerals:
vitamin A, vitamins B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin B8, vitamin B9, vitamin B12, and vitamin E.
Spirulina has antioxidants carotenoids, flavonoids, a-tocopherol, superoxide dismutase (SOD), phycocyanin and phycocyanobilin (PCB).
Spirulina of trace elements and minerals sodium, boron, potassium, copper, molybdenum, selenium, manganese, zinc, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, and calcium.
It is an alga and more precisely a cyanobacterium, which is generally cataloged in the microalgae section. It is in fact a primitive aquatic element that sits between the animal, the plant and the bacteria. She was born several billion years ago, she is blue-green in color and microscopic 0.3 millimeters in size. It is aptly named, when you put it under a microscope, you can see that it is a filament that represents a spiral.
We find the origins of spirulina on the side of Mexico, and Africa. It counts nearly thirty-six species which can all be consumed. It only supports freshwater aquatic environments with a temperature of around 30 or 35 degrees, so very hot. Spirulina is cultivated almost everywhere thanks to seaweed farming, with pools of a maximum depth of ten decimetres in full sun. The countries concerned are Africa, the United States, India, China, the West Indies, Thailand, and Chile, but also in France in the departments of Var, Bouches du Rhône, in Aude, the Tarn-et-Garonne and the Cévennes.
Spirulina its composition
Spirulina is regarded by all as being an exceptional commodity. It includes nearly 70% protein which makes it incomparable.
Spirulina is full of different vitamins, with vitamin A, Vitamins B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and also vitamin B6, Vitamin B8, vitamin B9 and vitamin B12, and for finish vitamin E.
Spirulina also contains omega 6 fatty acids, a source of chlorophyll and phycocyanin, it is a blue tint which is used for food purposes and moreover is a consequent antioxidant.
Spirulina and its medicinal properties.
Spirulina has phenomenal healing and therapeutic properties. Indeed clinical studies have shown that spirulina can effectively treat leukoplakia which is a precancerous inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth, and above all prevents its development into cancer.
It appeared that spirulina had the property of allowing people with diabetes to monitor and restore their blood sugar to an adequate level.
Spirulina has an action on the decrease in blood lipid levels, which is beneficial in cases of hyperlipidemia which affects kidney dysfunction.
Spirulina, by virtue of its energizing, toning and nutritive properties, is an essential element in the stimulation of the immune system. Spirulina by its detoxifying action of the body, and the proper functioning of digestion, to fill nutritional deficiencies is essential in slimming diets and vegetarians, in the search for energy and recovery of athletes, for convalescents.
Clinical trials have shown that spirulina can positively influence some markers of immunity which is essential for stimulating the immune system.
Spirulina is widely used in industry, for food and nutritional purposes for animals. Spirulina can also be used by mixing it with cottage cheese as a beauty mask, especially on oily skin, to eliminate excess sebum and purify the skin.