Spirulina: Algae Superfood

I’m going to drop a little truth bomb on you right now.

 

Even if you eat a "healthy diet" full of fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats, chances are you're still not getting all the nutrition you need to really thrive.  

 

Food today is significantly lower in nutrients than it was years ago. 

 

Industrialization has dramatically changed our food system. So much nutrition has been over-farmed and processed right out of our food. 

 

Our food is becoming more and more “dead.”

 

This is why it’s no surprise more people are on the lookout for “superfoods.”

 

Sales of superfoods like blueberries, acai, pomegranate, broccoli and almonds have exploded as more people realize we need concentrated sources of nutrition to stay healthy. And good for us for figuring this out!

 

But there are a few superfoods most Americans overlook completely. 

 

One of them is a simple, inexpensive food that even NASA tagged as a top superfood, and a way to keep astronauts healthy in space. 

 

Spirulina is a type of freshwater blue-green algae. (No really, people eat algae.) It has been part of traditional diets worldwide for literally centuries. 

 

Because spirulina is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other micronutrients. 

 

Some experts consider it the most nutrient-dense food on the planet

 

The Japanese consume more of it than any other population in the world.  Is it a coincidence that they also have the world's highest life expectancy? I don’t know, but I like to hedge my bets.

 

Especially because this superfood can deliver protein, amino acids, chlorophyll, lutein & zeaxanthin, vitamin B12 and even trace minerals, all at once. 

 

Even better though, is spirulina is the only natural source of an antioxidant called phycocyanin. Folks, this is unique.

 

Phycocyanin supports your immune system by promoting the production of white blood cells. And it also increases oxygenation throughout the body by supporting the creation of red blood cells. 

 

And get this: it plays a role in stem cell regeneration, particularly in bone marrow and blood cells. Spirulina is the only natural source of this. 

 

Makes you think maybe adding algae to your diet isn’t so weird after all.

 

Especially when it can also boost energy, support your cardiovascular system, nourish your liver and even help your brain. 

 

You can find spirulina in specialty stores and health food stores on its own. And of course, I include it in Patriot Power Greens

 

Because when it comes to superfoods like this, I want you to get as many as you can, in as many different ways as you can. 

 

It’s the best way to overcome what’s happened to our food supply. And take a little more control over your diet, and your health.

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