Spirulina Health Benefits
Spirulina has the highest protein level among green vegetables
It is upto 70% protein. The number one advantage is its source of protein for people who are requiring a protein intensive diet with minimal fats. Bodybuilders would simply enjoy these benefits. It also has a very low caloric value, no cholesterol, low fats. it is well tolerated and absorbed by human body.
High beta-carotene levels - Another benefits is its high beta carotene level which may prevent night blindness and maintain good eyesights. However it is wise to control excess intake of vitamins. Some vitamin overdose can be bad for your health.
GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid). GLA fatty acid is among the very valuable health benefits.
Toxin elimination (detox) and radiation allergies control are other two goodnesses that has been tested in chernobyl radioactive inhabitants.
Another Spirulina health property is that it contains all important amino acids.
Benefitting its consumers with the following essential acids:
alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
linoleic acid (LA)
stearidonic acid (SDA)
Arachidonic acid (AA)
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
Lowers the risk of cancer and heart diseases
Helps in building a stronger immune systems.
It combats bad cholesterol and thus promote good cholesterol
There are promising experiments against AIDS virus
Act as a good anti-oxidant.
It helps mankind indirectly by producing little or no pollution as compared to other protein foods like soya beans, beef meats etc. It purifies the atmosphere by processing carbon dioxide into oxygen. Men would gain more from it as it requires little land surface and water to produce large quantities of protein rich foods as compared to other protein foods sources.
It is believed to be safe natural source of energy. Its high natural nutritionional value is also a safe spirulina benefits. Its Powder can be consumed mixed with other food elements like vegetable, juice, fruit salads etc. However to retains all the spirulina benefits, it is advised not to cook it too much as this may dilute the natural goodness up to some extent. It is also suitable for vegetarians. In fact it should benefits vegetarians more as their protein intake sources are limited.
The consumption of espirulina can accelerate growth of hair and prevent hair fall. Hair is revitalised with the nutrients found in natural espirulina. It is recommended to use an enriched shaampoo/soap for washing hair and to consume its health supplements.
It is also recognised in cosmetics and beauty care. Its powder mask application results in firm and healthy skin as well combat wrinkles caused by aging.
List of its Properties
- Hair Health
- Heart Health
Spirulina in Healthcare and Nutrition sector is the growth engine behind the spirulina cultivation. Well recognised by foods and nutrition experts for benefits, there is hardly any side effect.
Its positive effects on hair care and cosmetics use have been appreciated throughout the world. Special medicated products like soaps, shampoo and creams are being marketed throughout all distribution channels.
Combat Hypertension and Diabetes
Diabetes and Hypertension which are major causes of death in the world can be controlled by using such supplements. On of the major positive aspects is its action against these non communicable diseases.