What Is Spirulina?

Spirulina is a kind of cyanobacteria similar to Suizenji seaweed, and is one of the oldest plants that was born
on earth more than 3 billion years ago. It breeds mainly
in highly alkaline salt water lakes in subtropical regions
such as Africa and Latin America. "Spirulina" is a Latin word that means "helix", and is because it has a twisted shape. Because it contains abundant various types of nutrients, it is a convenient food as a dietary supplement for modern people who tends to take unbalanced meals. Because it is an "ideal nutritional food", NASA also developing it as a space food.

Synthetic supplements have only a few major ingredients, while Spirulina 100% has a rich nutritional content.

While synthetic supplements have only major ingredients for several kinds, Spirulina 100% has nutrition ingredients abundantly

Amino acid

Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, Histidine, Arginine, Alanine, Aspartic acid, Glutamic acid, Glycine, Proline, Serine


Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Cobalt, Sulfur, Chromium


β-carotene(Pro-vitamin A), Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Biotin, Folic acid

Other health ingredients

Dietary fiber, Polysaccharide, Linoleic acid, γ-linolenic acid, Inositol, SOD, Phycocyanin, Zeaxanthin, Chlorophyll a, Nucleic acid etc.

While synthetic supplements have only major ingredients for several kinds, Spirulina 100% has nutrition ingredients abundantly

All these nutritional ingredients in 40 tablets (8g) Spirulina!!

Spirulina covers all these nutrients at once, making it perfect healthy multi-supplement for busy modern people.

Standard component and content (per 100 g)

Calorie 260~390kcal
Protein 51.7~80g
Fat 6.7~8.3g
Sugariness 3.3~5g
Dietary fiber 6.7~10g
Sodium 433.3~650mg
Calcium 263.3~495mg
Iron 61.7~115mg
Potassium 1050~1800mg
Magnesium 200~383.3mg
Zinc 3.3~6.7mg
Copper 0.3~0.8mg
Manganese 1.5~8mg
Selenium 5~10μg
Cobalt 0~0ppm
Phosphorus 550~1400mg
Total chrome 0.5~3.3ppm
Iodine 0~1.7mg
β- carotene 80000~200000μg
Vitamin B1 2.2~4.8mg
Vitamin B2 2.2~4.8mg
Vitamin B6 0.7~1.3mg
Vitamin B12 183.3~400μg
Vitamin E 6.3~12mg
Niacin 11.7~20mg
Folic acid 133.3~300μg
Pantothenic acid 0.8~1.8mg
Biotin 20~45μg
Vitamin K1 1033.3~1933.3μg
Vitamin K2 16.7~133.3μg
Inositol 65~140mg
γ-linolenic acid 900~1833.3mg
Linoleic acid 833.3~1666.7mg
Total carotenoid 200~450mg
Phycocyanin 3000~9000mg
Chlorophyll a 600~1250mg
Nucleic acid(RNA) 2200~3500mg
Nucleic acid(DNA) 600~1000mg

The nutrient content of Spirulina varies slightly depending on the season, weather, sunshine hours during the cultivation of Spirulina.

Five major nutrients of Spirulina!

Besides proteins, sugariness, fatty acids, and vitamins, it also contains plenty of minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc which tend to be deficient in daily diet. Spirulina contains all 5 major nutrients. Furthermore, as it is good for digestion and absorption, these components are smoothly absorbed by the body.

Full of good quality protein!

Every part of our body is made of protein. Spirulina contains three times as much protein as beef and twice as much as soybean.

  Spirulina Soy bean Beef Egg Fish
Protein 65~70% 35.3% 19.7% 12.3% 24.5%

Calculated from Fifth revised Food Composition Ingredient Table
※The numbers may differ slightly from the materials you have. (The numbers on this website are newer than the data you have, calculated from the 5th revised food composition table.)

Moreover, Spirulina protein is a high-quality protein that contains essential amino acids in a balanced manner. This quality meets the ideal standard of FAO(United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization).

Contains 18 types of amino acids!

The essence of life! "Protein(amino acid)" constituting the body

Protein (amino acid) is an important nutrient which is a kind of raw material used to build cells, enzymes, hormones of our body. Spirulina contains about 70% of high-quality protein, that is 18 types of amino acid including essential amino acids and nonessential amino acids.

Essential amino acid composition(content in food)

Spirulina Chlorella Soy bean Beef Egg Fish FAO standard
Isoleucine 3.25~3.9% 5.5% 1.80% 0.93% 0.67% 0.83% 4.2%
Leucine 5.9~6.5% 7.7% 2.70% 1.70% 1.08% 1.28% 4.8%
lysine 2.6~3.3% 5.7% 2.58% 1.76% 0.89% 1.95% 4.2%
Methionine 1.3~2.0% 1.5% 0.43% 0.43% 0.43% 0.58% 12.2%
Cystine 0.5~0.7% 0.4% 0.48% 0.23% 0.35% 0.38% 4.2%
Phenylalanine 2.6~3.3% 4.1% 1.98% 0.86% 0.65% 0.61% 2.8%
Tyrosine 2.6~3.3% 1.5% 1.38% 0.68% 0.49% 0.61% -
Threonine 3.0~3.6% 4.3% 1.62% 0.86% 0.59% 0.99% 2.8%
Tryptophan 1.0~1.6% 1.1% 0.55% 0.25% 0.20% 0.30% 1.4%
Valine 4.0~4.6% 4.9% 1.86% 1.05% 0.83% 1.02% 4.2%

Rich in plant pigments such as chlorophyll and carotenoid

Body Lubrication! Support Circulation
Spirulina contains abundant natural pigments such as green chlorophyll, blue phycocyanin, orange or yellow carotenoid. Chlorophyll is a notable ingredient that is useful not only for supporting body circulation, but also care for tired body and hangover.
Spirulina contains beta-carotene and zeaxanthin as carotenoids and these natural pigments play a very important role in reviewing an unhealthy dietary habit.

Vitamin B tends to be deficient

Although it seems that vitamin is contained in vegetables, vitamin B12 is rarely contained in vegetables but abundant in animal-derived food. Spirulina is algae nevertheless it contains more vitamin B12 than liver and oyster.

Beta carotene for health benefits

The standard amount of carotene is 5 to 15mg per person per day, that means taking 200g of green-yellow vegetables and 100g of light-colored vegetables in a total of 300g! Only the required amount of beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body. Lacking in vitamin A will make your body more prone to daily health problems, so let’s use spirulina which contains plenty of beta-carotene, that is gradually converted to vitamin A in the body only during the daytime, to revise fragile dietary life.

Linoleic acid which control extra fat

Excessive fat on the body, which is even took up on TV in recent years. Spirulina is rich in linoleic acid and gamma linolenic acid, which cleanse the annoyances that can cause poor circulation and bad health. In particular, these two components cannot be made by the body, so they must be supplemented on a regular basis.

Spirulina is an alkaline food

Spirulina, an alkaline food, is a strong ally for people who often eat processed foods and high-fat foods!
In order to keep healthy every day, it is necessary to take alkaline foods and acidic foods in a well-balanced manner, but the dietary habits of modern people who live in hectic lifestyle, tend to be biased toward acidic foods. Spirulina also supports the diet of such people.

Spirulina is an alkaline food

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