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Greendorse Organic Spirulina Powder/Capsules: A staple superfood for all healthy eaters out there

Updated: Nov 10, 2020

Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that people can take as a dietary supplement. People consider spirulina a superfood due to its excellent nutritional content and health benefits. Spirulina has a high protein and vitamin content, which makes it an excellent dietary supplement for people on vegetarian or vegan diets. Research suggests that spirulina has antioxidant and inflammation-fighting properties, as well as the ability to help regulate the immune system.  Spirulina was consumed by the ancient Aztecs but became popular again when NASA proposed that it could be grown in space for use by astronauts. Spirulina may be the single most nutritious food on the planet.Phycocyanin is the main active compound in spirulina. It has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Fatty structures in your body can become oxidized, driving the progression of many diseases. The antioxidants in spirulina can help prevent this.    If you pay any attention to the wellness world, you may have noticed that spirulina has become a staple for healthy eaters lately. It is considered a complete source of high-quality protein and is often compared to eggs for the amount of protein per gram. The protein in Spirulina is highly usable and has a net protein utilization rate of between 50-61%. Also called Thiamin, this vitamin is necessary for the digestion of fats and proteins. It is often taken for increased energy, eye health, brain function and for improving nerve functioning.Spirulina is known to increase fat burning during exercise. Its high antioxidant content makes it beneficial in reducing exercise induced oxidation which leads to muscle fatigue and inability to gain muscle.Spirulina is 65% protein and amino acids including the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid (GLA) which has gotten a lot of attention for its anti-inflammatory properties, especially when taken with other quality Omega-3 supplements. GLA is difficult to find in a food source and normally has to be created by the body. Spirulina is one of the few foods with a natural GLA content.Spirulina is also incredibly high in calcium with over 26 times the calcium in milk.

It helps with following:

  • Losing weight

People can usually lose weight if they eat fewer calories than they use. Spirulina is a high-nutrient, low-calorie food that contains a lot of nutrition in a small amount of powder. Introducing spirulina to the diet may help people lose weight without losing nutrition.

  • Improving gut health

Spirulina does not contain much fiber, so it is essential to include other gut-healthful, high-fiber foods in the diet

  • Managing diabetes

A 2018 review study found that spirulina supplementation significantly lowered people’s fasting blood glucose levels. High fasting blood sugar is a common problem in people with diabetes type 1 and 2. This suggests that spirulina supplements may help people control diabetes.

  • Lowering cholesterol

Taking spirulina extract may help to lower cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is an unhealthful fat in a person’s blood that medical experts link to heart disease.

  • Reducing blood pressure

spirulina may lower cholesterol, and there is also evidence that it could help control a person’s blood pressure.

  • Preventing heart disease

High blood pressure and cholesterol levels are both linked to heart disease. As spirulina may reduce both of these risk factors

  • Boosting metabolism

Taking spirulina may help boost a person’s metabolism. A higher metabolic rate may make a person feel as if they have more energy. It may also increase the number of calories they burn each day, which may aid weight loss.

  • Reducing allergy symptoms

When a person has allergies to pollen, dust, or pets, the inside of their nose may swell. This reaction is called allergic rhinitis. There is some evidence that spirulina could help improve the symptoms of this condition.

  • Antitoxic action

In certain parts of the world, people are at risk of poisoning from contaminated drinking water and other sources of pollutants. Early research suggests that spirulina may offer a way to treat those affected.

  • Supporting mental health

The theory is that spirulina is a source of tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid that supports serotonin production. Serotonin plays an important role in mental health.

People with certain mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety, may have reduced levels of serotonin. Taking tryptophan supplements to maintain healthful serotonin levels may play a role in supporting mental wellbeing.

  • May Be Effective Against Anemia

In a study in 40 older people with a history of anemia, spirulina supplements increased the hemoglobin content of red blood cells and improved immune function

  • Protects “Bad” LDL Cholesterol From Oxidation

Fatty structures in your body can become oxidized, driving the progression of many diseases. The antioxidants in spirulina can help prevent this.

  • Can Lower “Bad” LDL and Triglyceride Levels.

Studies indicate that spirulina can lower triglycerides and “bad” LDL cholesterol and may simultaneously raise “good” HDL cholesterol.

One tablespoon or 7 grams (g) of dried spirulina contains:

20 calories 4.02 g of protein 1.67 g of carbohydrate 0.54 g of fat 8 milligrams (mg) of calcium 2 mg of iron 14 mg of magnesium 8 mg of phosphorous 95 mg of potassium 73 mg of sodium 0.7 mg of vitamin C It also contains thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, and vitamins B-6, A, and K.

Spirulina is available in powder and  capsule form.

As a powder, people can:

  • add it to smoothies, which gives the drink a green color

  • sprinkle spirulina powder on salads or in soups

  • mix it into energy balls, along with other healthful ingredients

  • stir a tablespoon into fruit or vegetable juices

People can also take spirulina as a dietary supplement in tablet form.


Spirulina is becoming gradually offered around the world as health lovers discover its many benefits - however, not all spirulina is made alike. GREENDORSE is a Nature-inspired health products brand. All our products are directly sourced from our farms or cultivators. We sponsor farmers to grow these herbs and medicinal value plants in India, hence we have control on product quality starting from cultivation till finished product in our production unit. We tirelessly work directly with small-scale farmers and producers to create our high-quality products, creating sustainable livelihoods for rural households.

All our Spirulina products are made from 100% organic, pure Spirulina and every batch undergoes in-depth microbial analysis to guarantee the highest possible quality.

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