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Healthy Food Tips: 10 Benefits of Spirulina

Instead of switching to 30 second videos this week, I’ve decided to continue with our discussion  on superfoods from the book:

SUPERFOODS:

THE FOOD AND MEDICINE OF THE FUTURE

By: David Wolfe

I found a free PDF version of this book HERE.

For other articles in this superfood series,

CLICK THIS LINK.


10 benefits of Spirulina (Spirulina is a blue-green algae)

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  1. It’s a probiotic – which improves the digestive system
  2. Helps to alkalize the body
  3. Loaded with B vitamins, vitamin K, as well as zinc and magnesium
  4. High in protien
  5. Detoxify the body of heavy metals, especially arsenic.
  6. Protects the body from radiation poisoning
  7. Helps fight cancer
  8. Increase glutathione content in the body
  9. lowers cholesterol, fights diabetes, lower blood pressure
  10. Increase energy levels.

Here is Dr. Axe, talking about  spirulina, what it is, where it’s grown,  the benefits, and how to use it.

About Tamara Hoerner (1003 Articles)
I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a MS degree in Holistic Nutrition. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.”

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