Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan & gluten-free
Provides complete protein with all essential amino acids
A source of Vitamins, Minerals and Chorophyll
Excellent source of Vitamin A (~2.5 times the %DV per serving)
Spirulina, Arthrospira platensis, is a blue-green algae that has been cultivated and used as a complete food for thousands of years. In the Aztec culture it was called “Tecuitlatl” and was produced, collected and sold dried in cakes. The protein in spirulina is unusual for a plant-based source as it is “complete”. That means it contains all of the “essential” amino acids, those that our body cannot manufacture and must be consumed in food. It contains abundant amounts of many vitamins and minerals. For example it contains about 2.5 times the % daily value of vitamin A and a significant amount of iron. Because this iron is in an highly bioavailable form Spirulina is an excellent food to use to ensure adequate iron intake, especially for vegans.
How it works
Spirulina is grown in ponds, then collected and dried. No other processing is necessary. Spirulina is almost 50% by weight as protein so you can view it as a natural, nutrient enhanced protein powder and use it accordingly. It mixes best with fruit and particularly vegetables in smoothies or whole juices where the slightly vegetal taste is less evident. An important component of spirulina is called phycocyanobilin. It’s quite abundant and makes up about 1% of spirulina. Phycocyanobilin compound appears to act like the body’s own compound bilirubin and inhibits an important enzyme complex called Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate (NADPH) oxidase. By inhibiting NADPH oxidase, the phycocyanobilin in spirulina provides potent anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory effects.
Returns and Exchanges
There are a few important things to keep in mind when returning a product you purchased.You can return unwanted items by post within 7 working days of receipt of your goods.
- You have 14 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it.
- Only items that have been purchased directly from Us.
- Please ensure that the item you are returning is repackaged with all elements.
Ship your item back to Us
Firstly Print and return this Returns Form to:
Vossen 8 Trading Corporation
Warehouse no.7, SCPI, MDC Road, Veterans Center
Western Bicutan, Taguig City, Philippines
Please remember to ensure that the item you are returning is repackaged with all elements.
For more information, view our full Returns and Exchanges information.