*Spirulina can aid you with weight loss or weight maintenance as it supplies your body with essential nutrients so your metabolism can function more efficiently.
*It increases your energy as it is rich in iron and is rich in vitamin E.
*Because it is rich in anti-oxidants it can help to slow down the aging process as it slows down the production of free radicals which can lead to degenerative diseases.
*The Chlorophyll found in Spirulina make it an excellent aid for detoxification.
*It may inhibit the growth of bacteria, yeasts and fungi as it improves immune function due to its high levels of beta-carotene and other nutrients, there is also evidence that suggests it helps immune control cell function to prevent malignancy such as cancer.
*Spirulina is also the only green food that contains the essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) which is responsible for giving you healthy, shiny and strong skin and hair.
*Finally for people who follow an alkaline diet it is also a highly alkaline food, which is great for your overall health and well-being.
Spirulina Powder can be taken by simply stirring into a glass of water or can be added to a smoothie or a glass of juice. We love the Healtheries Spirulina Smoothie Powder which is available from the health section of selected supermarkets nationwide.