Spirulina Powder

Spirulina Powder

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per 1/4 Pound
Quantity:  
$8.00 
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per Pound
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$20.00 

Spirulina powder is obtained from a free-floating aquatic organism commonly referred to as a blue-green algae, although it’s actually a type of cyanobacteria. This simply means that it manufactures energy using photosynthesis just like plants, despite being blue in color. As a rich source of fatty acids, minerals, vitamins and various oxidants, spirulina powder is added directly to foods or is encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound4
originchina
active compoundscartenoids, protein, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids
processingpowder
why buy spirulina powder?Spirulina powder is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Spirulina contains all of the essential fatty acids necessary for the body to function. This is what is called a complete protein. It is an excellent addition to a vegetarian diet because it provides so much of the essential protein.

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a sealed container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaDeep blue-green in color with a slight fishy aroma.

c.
uses

try something new
culinaryAdd directly to fruit and vegetable smoothies and soups.

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tip: Vegetarian Capsules offer a vegan-friendly alternative to gelatin capsules.

Vegetarian Capsules offer a vegan-friendly alternative to gelatin capsules.

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[ capsule machine ]
capsule machine

Produce two dozen “00” spirulina capsules at a time in just minutes.

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d.
flavor profile

powdered
spirulina

Spirulina has fish-like flavor sometimes described as an “acquired taste.” For this reason, it is most often encapsulated.

e.
recipes

powdered
spirulina
Culinary
Six Super Simple Superfoods: Spirulina Seasoning Blend

f.
what else you should know

powdered
spirulina

Spirulina is a microscopic aquatic plant. It grows natively to some lakes, but is commercially grown in tanks.

Despite being miniscule in size, spirulina is remarkably tough. While it prefers the warm alkaline environment of lakes and ponds, it can also tolerate extreme salinity and other severe conditions that occur in volcanic lakes.

The name for this one-celled organism is taken from the Latin word helix and refers to its spiral form, in which an impressive number of nutrients reside. One of the few plant sources of vitamin B12, a single teaspoon of spirulina contains more B12 than liver. Spirulina is also a rich source of amino acids, antioxidants, protein, calcium and iron.



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