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Spirulina Powder

Spirulina Powder

Product Code: LY-032
Botanical Source: Blue-Green algae
Active ingredient: Phycocyanin 
Specification: Powder
Certifications: ISO, KOSHER, HALAL, USDA
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Product Details

Botanical Source: Green Algae / Blue Spirulina /Algae Blue Pigment

Main Specification: 60% protein Powder


Product Introduction

Spirulina powder represents a biomass of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that can be consumed by humans and other animals. The two species are Arthrospira platensis and A. maxima.

Cultivated worldwide, Arthrospira is used as a dietary supplement or whole food. It is also used as a feed supplement in the aquaculture, aquarium, and poultry industries.


Uses

Spirulina is sold in the United States as a health food or supplement. Diverse claims exist for its immunostimulatory, hypolipidemic, antiviral, and anticancer effects; however, there is limited evidence to support these indications.


Dosing

Doses in clinical studies have ranged from 1 to 10 g/day.


Historical use

Spirulina powder was a food source for theAztecsand otherMesoamericansuntil the 16th century; the harvest fromLake Texcocoin Mexico and subsequent sale as cakes were described by one of

Cortés' soldiers.The Aztecs called it "tecuitlatl".

Spirulina was found in abundance atLake Texcocoby French researchers in the 1960s, but no reference to its use was made by the Aztecs as a daily food source after the 16th century, probably due to the draining of the surrounding lakes for agriculture and urban development.[5]The topic of the Tecuitlalt, which was earlier discovered in 1520, was not mentioned again until 1940, the French phycologist Pierre Dangeard mentioned about a cake called “dihe”, consumed by Kanembu tribe, African Lake Chad, Kanem (Chad, Africa). Dangeard studied the “dihe” samples and found that it is like a puree of spring form blue algae. Spirulina has also been traditionally harvested inChad. It is dried intodihé, which is used to make broths for meals, and also sold in markets. The spirulina is harvested from small lakes and ponds aroundLake Chad.

During 1964 and 1965, the botanist Jean Leonard confirmed thatdiheis made up of spirulina, and later studied a bloom of algae in asodium hydroxideproduction facility.


Spirulina Nutrition Facts

The major reason why I prefer spirulina to chlorella? Dietary spirulina is arguably the most nutrient-dense food on the planet. It’s why I believe that taking dietary spirulina supplements is essential to good health. Taken as an average of different spirulina species, just one ounce contains the following nutritional content:

Calories: 81

Protein: 39 grams

Dietary fiber: 1 gram

Sugars: 0.9 gram

Fats:

Total fat: 3 percent DV

Saturated fat: 4 percent DV

Omega-3 fatty acids: 230 milligrams

Omega-6 fatty acids: 351milligrams

Minerals:

Copper: 85 percent DV

Iron: 44 percent DV

Manganese: 27 percent DV

Magnesium: 14 percent DV

Sodium: 12 percent DV

Potassium: 11 percent DV

Zinc: 4 percent DV

Phosphorus: 3 percent DV

Calcium: 3 percent DV

Selenium: 3 percent DV

Vitamins:

Riboflavin: 60 percent DV

Thiamin: 44percent DV

Niacin: 18 percent DV

Pantothenic acid: 10percent DV

Vitamin K: 9percent DV

Vitamin E: 7percent DV

Folate: 7percent DV

Vitamin B6: 5percent DV

Vitamin C: 5percent DV

Vitamin A: 3percent DV


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FAQ

Q1: How to confirm the Product Quality before placing orders?

A: By sending you pre-shipmentsamples.

Or if you have special requirement on the goods, we can prepare samples according to your requirement and send to you for your confirmation.

Q2: Isfree samplesavailable?

A: Yes, we can provide some free sample, but the shipping cost should be on the customers’ account. You can either pay us the shipping cost or arrange a courier to collect the samples.

Q3: What’s the MOQ?

A: our MOQ starts from 25kg.

Q4: Is there any discount?

A: Yes, for larger quantity, we always support with better price.


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