What Is Spirulina?

Spirulina is one of the same blue-green algae as Suizenji Nori(seaweed), etc. and it is one of the oldest plants which was born on earth more than 3 billion years ago from now. It is breeding mainly in the subtropical areas such as in Africa, Central and South America, salt water lakes of high alkaline. "Spirulina" is a Latin word meaning "helix", it is said to have been named because it has a twisted shape. Since there are many kinds of nutrients included abundantly, it is a convenient food as a dietary supplement for modern people who tends to take unbalanced meals. As "ideal nutritional food", NASA is also developing it as a space food.

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

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 components

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!!

Since Spirulina covers all these nutritional ingredients at once, it can be said that it is perfect healthy multi supplement for busy modern people.

Specification components and content(per 100g)

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 time etc. during spirulina culture.

Five great nutrients in Spirulina!

Starting with proteins, sugariness, fatty acids, and vitamins, and plenty of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc that tend to be deficient in everyday diet, that is, it contains all 5 major nutrients. Furthermore, because digestion absorption is good, these ingredients are absorbed smoothly in the body.

A lot of good quality protein!

Each part of our body is made of protein. Spirulina contains this protein three times as much 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
※There are cases where some numbers differ from the ones you have on hand.(The numerical value on this homepage, calculated from Fifth revised Food Composition Ingredient Table, is a newer numerical value than the material which you have on hand.)

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

Contains 18 kinds of amino acids!

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

Protein is an important nutrient used as raw material for making cells, enzymes, hormones etc. in our body. Spirulina contains about 70% protein(amino acid) and it is very good quality. It contains 18 kinds of amino acids including essential amino acids and non-essential 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%

Abundant plant pigment such as chlorophyll and carotenoids

Body Lubrication! Support Circulation
Spirulina contains abundant natural pigments such as green chlorophyll(chlorophyll), blue phycocyanin, orange to yellow carotenoids. Chlorophyll is a component of interest that is useful not only for supporting body circulation but also as a tired body and as a care for the next day after drinking.
Spirulina contains beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, etc. as carotenoids, and these natural pigments are very important ingredients for us reviewing our eating habits which tends to get oxidized.

Vitamin B as tending to be deficient

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Although it seems that vitamin is included in vegetables, vitamin B 12 is rarely contained in vegetables and it is contained in animal food a lot. Spirulina is rich in vitamin B12 than liver and oyster.

Health supplement by beta carotene

Review easily tend to get oxidized!
Carotene is estimated as 5 to 15 mg per person per day for a reference amount, totaling 300g of green yellow vegetables 200g and light color vegetables 100g in vegetables!
Beta carotene changes to Vitamin A only in the required amount in the body.
If Vitamin A is insufficient, because it becomes a body which is likely to cause a problem in daily health, we use spirulina which contains plenty of beta carotene which is gradually converted to Vitamin A only by the necessary amount in the body. As doing that, let's look over again our eating habits which easily tend to get oxidized.

Also control extra oil

Linoleic acid reviewing eating habits of modern living
Extra oil attaching to the body which is taken up in even TV in recent years. Spirulina is rich in linoleic acid and linolenic acid which clean up the troublesome thing that causes which the body goes bad as bad body circulation occurs abundantly.
Especially these two components can’t be made in the body, so we have to replenish from the usual.

Spirulina is an alkaline food

Alkaline food Spirulina is a strong ally of those who use processed foods and high fat foods a lot!
In order to stay healthy every day, it is necessary to eat alkaline foods and acidic foods in good balance, but the eating habits of contemporary people who live in hectic life style tend to be biased toward acidic foods. It is Spirulina that also supports such eating habits of those people.

Spirulina is an alkaline food

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