Super Spirulina

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If you’re looking for a simple way to super charge your energy levels this summer, then you might want to consider boosting your diet with One Nutrition® Spirulina. Spirulina is a 100%  natural and highly nutritious algae powder which boasts an absolute host of benefits for helping you achieve your health, fitness and body composition goals. This tiny one-celled algae has been hailed as one of the most nutritionally complete food supplements around, and is used widely in the prevention of disease and to support optimal performance.

At around 65% protein, spirulina forms what is known as a complete protein, meaning that it contains all of the essential amino acids required by the body for great health. These amino acids support lean muscle, tissue growth and repair and thus aid in developing a strong, lean body.

Preserving this muscle tissue is also crucial for anyone looking to drop body fat, as muscle is the most metabolically active tissue in the body and has the biggest caloric requirement.

The proteins in spirulina also play a key role in maintaining healthy insulin levels and therefore aid in weight management. In addition, they provide immune system support, facilitate vitamin, mineral and hormone transport around the body and also help in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure.


Vegans and vegetarians, whose diets are often low in protein sources, will particularly benefit from spirulina’s rich vegetable protein supply.

Spirulina is also packed full of health promoting vitamins and minerals. It has a high concentration of bio-available iron which is particularly beneficial during pregnancy or for those affected by anaemia. Plus, its high levels of chlorophyll aid in the removal of toxins from the blood and boost the immune system.

Other key components of spirulina include calcium, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 plus folic acid, vitamin C, D, A and E. It is also a good source of potassium, chromium, copper, magnesium, manganese, selenium, sodium and zinc, the benefits of which include anti aging effects, healthy nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Thanks to its soft, cellulose-free composition, spirulina is easily and quickly digested and absorbed by the body and can be very effective in improving digestion. It’s one of the best supplements available for those suffering from malnutrition, digestive or intestinal absorption dysfunction and is an easy way of ensuring you meet your body’s nutritional requirements on a daily basis. Users of spirulina have been extolling its virtues as a true superfood for many years. Its ability to increase stamina, boost the immune system, aid digestion, ease PMS and prevent against diseases make this nutrient-rammed plant one of the most popular health supplements available.

This article was contributed by Sarah Brereton, Nutritionist at Naturalife. One Nutrition Spirulina is available in-store or on The Health Store website. 

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