healthy eating my way (allergy friendly)
If you are knew to all this, you might have heard the name a couple of times, spirulina is maybe one of the most common superfoods, with a range of health benefits.
So, what is spirulina? It is actually an algae, an blue-green algae to be specific, in the right matter of “writing” it is called a cyanobacteria. There are two main kinds that are used: Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima. It is a supplement used by both humans and animals as a dietary supplement, but also as a whole food. You can find it in several different forms: tablets, flakes and powder form. This algae is rich in many things, some of the nutritions are protein (60%), vitamins, minerals and carotenoids plus much, much more.
Spirulina is also said to have a range of health benefits;