Spirulina is a type of edible seaweed with many health benefits. The Aztecs consumed it because it is believed to stimulate the immune system and the digestive system.
From a nutritional point of view, spirulina has several impressive qualities. In addition to containing few calories, it is:
- an excellent source of iron, helping the production of red blood cells.
- a source of plant-based protein that fits well in a vegetarian or vegan diet
- beta-carotene rich
- it contains a good concentration of vitamins and minerals
- naturally contains chlorophyll, a detoxifier.
Try our great blue spirulina powder in your recipes to add many nutrients and great colour to your recipes! Blue Spirulina goes well with smoothies, chia puddings, yogurt bowls or lattes. One teaspoon is enough for a bright pop of colour!
Caution: not recommended for people suffering from phenylketonuria due to its phenylalanine content.
Ingredients: Blue spirulina powder (Spirulina Blue, D-Trehalose, Sodium Tri-Citrate)
(algae strain: Spirulina platensis).