Spirulina – Superfood Of The Oceanic Realms
Spirulina is biomass of a blue-green cyanobacteria also known as microalgae. Cultivated across the world, this algae is used as a dietary supplement by a large number of population. In layman terms, Spirulina is a seaweed packed with nutrients. It is arguably known as the most nutrient dense food on the planet by some of the professionals. The benefits of spirulina are so profound that if consumed daily, it can help to restore and revitalize your health.
Here are 10 reasons why you should consider consuming Spirulina :
1. NUTRIENT RICH NATURE
Spirulina is indeed one of the most nutrient dense substance available. One teaspoon of Spirulina approximately contains the following nutrients:
- 4.02 g Protein
- 1.67 g Carbohydrates
- 20 g Calories
- 0.54 g Fats
- 8 mg Calcium
- 2 mg Iron
- 14 mg Magnesium
- 8 mg Phosphorus
- 95 mg Potassium
- 73 mg Sodium
- 0.7 mg Vitamin C
- 0.12 mg Vitamin B1
- 0.2 Vitamin B2
- 0.6 mg Vitamin B3
- Vitamin B12
- 0.3 mg Copper
- Omega 3, Omega 6 fatty acids
- Amino acids
- Gamma linolenic acid
- Beta carotenes
By the consumption of Spirulina, its constituted nutrients provide ability to combat malnutrition and dietary deficiencies.
2. BATTLE OF IMMUNITY
In nature, Spirulina is an excellent source of antioxidants and is highly anti-inflammatory. It facilitates healing of cells and DNA caused by oxidative damage, thus protecting our body from a variety of ailments. The main active ingredient in Spirulina is phycocyanin, which is also responsible for its beautiful blue green color. Phycocyanins have the ability to fight free radicals caused during the oxidation process and inhibit the production of inflammation causing factors in the body. Great immune action of Spirulina makes it one of the star ingredients in Nuvomed Immuno Booster Capsules.
3. LOWER THAT BLOOD SUGAR
Various studies have suggested that Spirulina can help to improve Type 2 Diabetes. It significantly helps in reducing blood sugar levels as well as increase insulin creation in the human body. It makes the liver healthier by enhancing liver enzymes. Some researchers claim that the antioxidative properties could be used to cure Type 1 Diabetes and a thorough research on the same has been an ongoing project.
4. FIGHTING THE BAD CHOLESTEROL
According to a recent survey, heart diseases are globally one of the leading causes of death. Spirulina can help lower Triglycerides and bad LDL levels to keep the heart healthy and strong. According to a study, regular consumption of Spirulina lowers triglyceride levels by 16.3% and LDL by 10.1%. It is also known to boost good cholesterol HDL levels to further facilitate the process of keeping the heart healthy.
5. ANTI-CARCINOGENIC ACTION
According to certain evidences uncovered by the field professionals, Spirulina might help in lowering or in few cases reversing the symptoms of Cancer. If caught at an early stage, daily consumption of Spirulina can be helpful to eliminate the oral lesions caused by Cancer. One of the research has claimed a reduction in cancer occurence and a reduction in tumour sizes, which is indeed a positive aspect.
6. TOXINS? WHAT’S THAT?
Spirulina is famously known for its anti toxinogenic action, for more than one type of toxins. The list of toxins that Spirulina can fight against are as follows:
Some suggest that Spirulina could be the key to fight against pollution poisoning, alongside the available clinical treatments.
7. ENDURANCE ENHANCEMENT
Spirulina consumption helps in boosting the metabolism of the human body. Due to this action, a healthy weight maintenance becomes easy. Higher metabolic rate also results in higher energy levels. Antioxidative actions of Spirulina minimizes the damage and eventually reduces muscle fatigue, resulting in improved muscle strength and endurance. And since Spirulina does not contain any fibre, it also helps in improving gut function.
8. KEEP THOSE ALLERGIES AT BAY
Spirulina is known to alleviate the symptoms caused by various allergens such as pollens, dust, pets, etc. These reactions are called allergic rhinitis and consumption of spirulina can help in improving the symptoms. The symptoms include:
- Running nose
- Nasal Congestion
9. BOOST THE MENTAL STRENGTH
A study suggests that Spirulina could be helpful in treating mood disorders. Spirulina is one of the sources of Tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid that helps in secretion of Serotonin. People suffering from depression and anxiety have lowered serotonin levels. The tryptophans present in Spirulina can help in increasing these levels, therefore boosting the mental capacity and reducing mental stress.
10. THE BOTTOM LINE
Spirulina is an excellent health supplement to be consumed on a daily basis. According to FDA, it has no significant side effects and is well tolerated by most people. NuvoMed Immuno Booster Capsules have Spirulina as one of its key ingredients, along with Amla and Ashwagandha. That makes it a super dietary supplement. Spirulina has well earned its title “The Superfood”.
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