What is Spirulina?
Spirulina is a microscopic plant growing by the hundreds in a single drop of water. This spiral shaped fresh-water plant derives its energy from the sun. Scientists classify it as one kind of blue-green algae. Spirulina has been eaten by humans since prehistory and is now cultivated worldwide as a healthy food.
Who should use Spirulina?
Women, men, people on the go, retired people, parents, athletes; most anyone subject to stress wanting a healthy, active, lifestyle. (If you have a medical condition or are on medication, consult a health care practitioner before using this product).
When purchasing a brand of Spirulina, what factors should I consider?
1. American grown to assure safety.
2. The Phycocyanin (super blue protein) content.
3. Glass packaging to assure freshness and optimum nutritional potential.
4. Heavy metal and other contamination levels.
What is the difference between Spirulina Gold Plus and Spirulina Natural?
Spirulina Gold Plus has higher amounts of phycocyanin plus natural vitamin C in the form of organic Acerola berry
extract and zinc.
How does Spirulina differ from Chlorella?
Spirulina is more digestible than Chlorella and Spirulina contains the blue protein phycocyanin. Much more published scientific and clinical evidence supports the use of Spirulina compared to Chlorella. Both Spirulina and Chlorella are good for detox and cleansing. * In addition, Spirulina has been determined to be generally recognized as safe through scientific procedures with FDA review. Chlorella does not enjoy that status.
How can I store spirulina?
Is your spirulina Non-GMO Project Verified?
Yes! We have never used genetic modification on our spirulina and we are Non-GMO Project Verified.
How much Spirulina should I take and when?
We recommend 3-6 grams per day based on our GRAS determination — anytime, preferably with meal.