Spirulina is a blue green algae that that has been popular for centuries in Mexico, Africa, and Asia. It grows best in freshwater ponds, rivers, and lakes with relatively high alkaline content. It is considered one of the world's superfoods with a dense nutrient profile, high in antioxidants and easily digested.
Along with being one of the highest sources of protein on earth, Spirulina contains complex carbohydrates, iron, and vitamins A, K, and B complex. It has a high supply of carotenoids such as beta carotene and yellow xanthophyll, and is rich in chlorophyll, fatty and nucleic acids, and lipids. Spirulina encourages and supports the growth of healthy bacteria in your gut, helping balance and maintain your immune system. It is also an excellent energy booster!
1 teaspoon, or 3 grams in food, smoothies or water.