SPIRULINA IS A NATURAL BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

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When it comes to greens and green powders you simply can’t go past the super, nutrient-dense powers of spirulina.

Now and then we only think it’s fair that we give you the low down on some of the superfoods we have on high rotation in the Bondi Harvest kitchen.

So spirulina is a natural blue-green algae and is one of the oldest life forms on earth. It is partly responsible for producing the oxygen in the planet’s atmosphere that billions of years ago allowed Earth’s originating life forms to develop.

Here is why we love it so much:

IT’LL KICK START YOUR DAY

Spirulina delivers a huge energy boost due to it’s high levels of iron, and B vitamins. Have it first thing in the morning instead of relying on caffeine or how about a green smoothie in the afternoon to tackle that 3pm slump?

IT’S HIGH IN OMEGA 3’S

It also contains Omega 6 & 9.

IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR BONES

Actually make that INCREDIBLY good for your bones. Spirulina has 26 times the calcium than in full-cream milk, which makes it excellent for children, the elderly and the injured.

IT’S A GREAT DETOXER

Spirulina is extremely high in chlorophyll, which helps remove toxins from the blood and boost the immune system. It can also bind with heavy metals in the body and help eliminate them.

HOW TO TAKE IT

  • It comes in tablet form and can easily be taken with water.
  • Whip up these Protein Stuffed Dates. They’re full of spirulina for when you need a little energy boost.
  • If you’re feeling particularly hardcore, you can stir a teaspoon into a glass of fresh juice or water and knock it back, but be warned it kinda tastes like the seaweed (well it is algae, that’s probably why!).

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