Browsing articles in "Spirulina"
Feb
16
2015

Spirulina protein: how good or bad is it?

Spirulina platensis

Spirulina as a unique source of protein Tonight I’m going to discuss the spirulina protein, which is quite a rare finding among many other different sources of protein. If you’ll notice, most of the protein supplements that are available in the market and are so frequently used by body builders are obtained from either milk, vegetables or animals. The most common are of course whey, [...]

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Feb
14
2015

Beware of spirulina side effects!

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The origin of spirulina or introduction to its side effects When talking of spirulina side effects, it is important to understand what it is in its essence. Spirulina is classified as a simple one-cell organism, which falls between alga and bacteria. It is very ancient organism, existing for millions of years and outliving many generations of other specimens. For all this time though, it hasn’t [...]

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Jan
24
2015

Spirulina weight loss – does it work?

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Is spirulina weight loss real or just another myth? First thing you should know that there is no simple way to lose weight.  Indeed, you should not expect that you can just eat something, a pill, spirulina or whatever, and then lose the weight all the way as easily as it was gained. If it was as easy as buying pills, there would be no [...]

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Dec
28
2014

Is spirulina safe for kids, and at all?

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Is it safe at all? Many people ask if spirulina is safe for kids. Oh yeah, and not only for kids, but also for the dogs, cats, wives, shrimps, baklá and flamingo… Seriously, such questions make not very much of good sense, because what is spirulina but the whole food, similar to other vegetables and plants? Is it safe to eat cabbage or cucumbers? Well [...]

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Dec
19
2014

Spirulina taste: yuck or yummy?

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Do you know the taste of spirulina? Most of the people find hard time enjoying its taste, although there are many worse things they’ve tried not… Some people would not take it ever again, after their first experience, though as usual, the reviewers tend to exaggerate their affection. All in all, it is the benefit that matters, so it is worth the sacrifice for the sake of healthy [...]

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