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    Spirulina is a plant plankton that provides comprehensive high quality nutrition. Spirulina is high in protein and contains the complete B vitamins, trace minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. Ideal for sports people, dieters and vegetarians.

     

     

    Dosage

    Adults - Take 5-10 tablets twice daily with meals or as professionally advised.

     

     

    Ingredients

    Each tablets contains: Spirulina Powder 500mg (with a protein level of over 68%), Tabletting aids. No artificial flavorings, preservatives, sugar, salt, starch, corn, yeast added. No artificial colourings within capsules, except capsules shell.

     

     

     

    What Is Spirulina?

    Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae found in most lakes and ponds. It has been consumed for thousands of years by Mexican (Aztecs, Mayans), African, and Asian peoples. Spirulina is considered a complete protein because well over half of it consists of amino acids -- the building blocks of protein. It is also a rich source of other nutrients including B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin E, carotenoids, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, and gamma linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid).

     

     

     

    For more ifnormation, please find the links blow:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirulina_(dietary_supplement)

    References:

     

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    Ayehunie S., Belay A., Baba T.W., Ruprecht R.M., Inhibition of HIV-1 replication by aqueous extract of Spirulina platensis (Arthrospira platensis), J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 1998 May 1; 18 (1): 7-12.
    Blinkova L.P., Gorobets O.B., Baturo A.P., Biological activity of Spirulina, Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 2001 Mar-Apr; (2): 114-8.
    Chamorro G., Salazar M., Araujo K.G., dos Santos C.P., Ceballos G., Castillo L.F., Update on the pharmacology of Spirulina (Arthrospira), an unconventional food, Arch Latinoam Nutr. 2002 Sep; 52 (3): 232-40.
    Chernomorsky S., Segelman A., Poretz R.D., Effect of dietary chlorophyll derivatives on mutagenesis and tumour cell growth, Teratog Carcinog Metagen. 1999; 19 (5): 313-22.
    Gorban’ E.M., Orynchak M.A., Virstiuk N.G., Kuprash L.P., Panteleimonova T.M., Sharabura L.B., Clinical and experimental study of spirulina efficacy in chronic diffuse liver diseases, Lik Sprava 2000 Sep; (6): 89-93.
    Hayashi T., Hayashi K., Maeda M., Kojima I., Calcium spirulan, an inhibitor of enveloped virus replication, from a blue-green alga Spirulina platensis, J Nat Prod. 1996 Jan; 59 (1): 83-7.
    Hayashi O., Katoh T., Okuwaki Y., Enhancement of antibody production in mice by dietary Spirulina platensis, J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 1994 Oct; 40 (5): 431-41.
    Hernandez-Corona A., Nieves I., Meckes M., Chamorro G., Barron B.L., Antiviral activity of Spirulina maxima against herpes simplex virus type 2, Antiviral Res. 2002 Dec; 56 (3): 279-85.
    Kapoor R., Mehta U., Supplementary effect of spirulina on haematological status of rats during pregnancy and lactation, Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 1998; 52 (4): 315-24.
    Kim H.M., Lee E.H., Cho H.H., Moon Y.H., Inhibitory effect of mast cell-mediated immediate-type allergic reactions in rats by spirulina, Biochem Pharmacol. 1998 Apr 1; 55 (7): 1071-6.
    Parikh P., Mani U., Iyer U., Role of Spirulina in the control of glycemia and lipidemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus, J Med Food 2001 Winter; 4 (4): 193-199.
    Pinero Estrada J.E., Bermejo Bescos P., Villar del Fresno A.M., Antioxidant activity of different fractions of Spirulina platensis protean extract, Farmaco 2001 May-Jul; 56 (5-7): 497-500.
    Remirez D., Gonzalez R., Merino N., Rodriguez S., Ancheta O., Inhibitory effects of Spirulina in zymosan-induced arthritis in mice, Mediators Inflamm. 2002 Apr; 11 (2): 75-9.
    Romay C., Ledon N., Gonzalez R., Effects of phycocyanin extract on prostaglandin E2 levels in mouse ear inflammation test, Arzneimittelforschung. 2000 Dec; 50 (12): 1106-9.
    Torres-Duran P.V., Miranda-Zamora R., Paredes-Carbajal M.C., Mascher D., Diaz-Zagoya J.C., Juarez-Oropeza M.A., Spirulina maxima prevents induction of fatty liver by carbon tetrachloride in the rat, Biochem Mol Biol Int 1998 Apr; 44 (4): 787-93.
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