According to traditional Chinese medicine, seaweed has the quality of "cooling" the body. Therefore, they are ideal to avoid the symptoms of excess calories. This can manifest itself in congestion, acne, skin eczema, cardiovascular problems, as well as the accumulation of toxins.
IT IS A CLEANING FOOD FOR YOUR BODY
ORGANIC SPIRULINA purifies our body and is a great ally to eliminate heavy metals such as mercury (present in high doses in fish today). Due to its high chlorophyll content, it oxygenates our cells and prevents the appearance of bacteria.
This latest Meta-analysis from 2016 concludes that there is a significant effect on the reduction of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in blood plasma when supplementing with spirulina.
IT IS A SOURCE OF VEGETABLE PROTEIN
If consuming meat does not suit you, or you do not feel well (bloating, constipation, very heavy digestion), including ORGANIC SPIRULINA is a good option.
It is one of the best sources of vegetable protein that exists (since its protein is complete, having all the essential amino acids) and it contains a lot of iron, a mineral that vegans and vegetarians can be deficient in by not combining foods well.
It has a high percentage of protein in its composition (more than 60%), so if you are trying to gain muscle mass and get in shape for the summer, it can be a great ally. In fact, more and more specialists, such as Doctor Antonio Hernández, recommend 2-3 times a week, consuming protein, only from vegetable sources (if you want to improve your diet and learn about nutrition, we recommend that you read his Blog and follow him instagram and Facebook ). This way we avoid overexposure to antigens and an immune response, which is increasingly common in high-protein diets.
IT IS INTERNAL SUNSCREEN
Its antioxidant content is key to preventing us from burning due to sun exposure and to regenerate the skin.
And not only that, some brands are already adding spirulina to their sunscreens, since, as shown This study , by doing so, better results are achieved by avoiding collagen degradation and maintaining elasticity in the skin.
IT IS ONE OF THE MOST COMPLETE FOODS ACCORDING TO THE UN
It is full of nutrients and vitamins, and that is why the UN follows it closely as a possible solution to fight malnutrition.
As you can see Here , it demonstrated its effectiveness in combating childhood malnutrition, children who were supplemented with Spirulina. They improved in all markers, compared to those who only followed a normal diet.
HOW TO TAKE IT
As its flavor is a little particular, you can take it mixed with coconut water, lemonade, juices, smoothies , milkshakes, or even add a teaspoon to gazpachos and vegetable creams. Summer is the ideal time to drink fresh and liquid things, so it is easier to incorporate it into your diet. In addition, ORGANIC SPIRULINA in powder is assimilated much better than that found in tablets, so we benefit much more from its nutritional qualities.
It is important to buy quality spirulina, as it may be contaminated with other algae that can be harmful to your health. At Baïa Food Co. We care about always looking for the best supply option, ensuring the quality of our products through exhaustive laboratory controls.