Spirulina

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 is also developing it as a space food.
Spirulina

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

Mineral

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

Vitamin

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 just all these nutritional ingredients 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 for Spirulina!

Including proteins, sugariness, fatty acids, and vitamins, it plenty of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc which tend to be deficient in daily diet, that is, it 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 kinds of amino acids!

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

Protein is an important nutrient used as raw material to make cells, enzymes, hormones of 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 an important component that is useful not only for supporting body circulation, but also as a care for tired bodies and 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 tends 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 richer in vitamin B12 than liver and oyster.

Beta carotene for health benefits

Revise the diet that tends to oxidized
The amount of carotene is 5 to 15mg per person per day. In terms of vegetables, 200 g of green and yellow vegetables and 100g of light color vegetables total 300g!
Only the necessary amount of beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body.
Lack of vitamin A will make your body more prone to daily health problems, so let us take spirulina that containing plenty of beta-carotene, which is gradually converted into vitamin A in the body at a the necessary amount, and revise the diet that tends to oxidized.

Also controls excess fat

Linoleic acid redefines the modern diet
Excessive fat on the body, which is even took up on TV in recent years. Spirulina is rich in linoleic acid and linolenic acid which clean the troublesome things that cause bad circulation to the body. 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 stay healthy every day, it is necessary to eat 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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