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Phycocyanin is one of the most important plant pigments in spirulina. This powerful blue protein pigment, found only in spirulina, forms soluble complexes with iron and other minerals, increasing their bioavailability in the body. Phycocyanin is about 15% of the entire weight of spirulina and is thought to have developed a billion years before chlorophyll and may be the precursor to chlorophyll and haemoglobin. Phycocyanin has antioxidant activity and is a valuable immune supporting pigment.
Spirulina is harvested worldwide due to its popularity as one of the most nutritious and complete food known to man. It is a complete protein supplying all essential amino acids with a remarkable amount of other essential nutrients including most of the B group vitamins and trace minerals.
Most nutritional supplements on the market, whilst bio-identical to nature, are synthetically manufactured, which some believe do not offer the same nutritional benefits as wholefoods. In nature nutrition does not come isolated and generally in much lower doses than found in synthetic vitamins and minerals found on our shelves. However it is believed by many that the synergy of these compounds working together have a greater benefit to the organism ingesting them. The sum is greater than the whole of its parts.
Spirulina is considered a whole and complete food and definitely recommended for:
Lifestream has a reputation for quality and has been manufacturing Spirulina for 30 years. Lifestream was the first company to bring Spirulina to the Australasian market. Lifestream is synonymous with quality and is a respected trusted brand.
|Directions||<h4>Dose, Recommendation and Cautions</h4> <p>It is recommend that Lifestream Spirulina be a part of but not a replacement in a healthy and balanced diet. Please follow the label direction.</p> <p>Start with small amounts such as a ¼ of a teaspoon of powder or one to two tablets or capsules (per day for the first week) before building to a suitable level for your own personal needs.</p> <p>Lifestream Spirulina is a natural whole food and is not meant to prevent, diagnose or cure any disease condition.</p> <p>Consult your Health Care Professional if you are on prescription medication or are in doubt.</p>|
|Health Concern||Cleansing & Intestinal Health|
|Ingredients||<h4>Contains:</h4> <p>100% Bioactive Spirulina Powder</p>|
|Made in New Zealand||No|
|Servings per Pack||100|