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Spirulina is actually good for your health!

Spirulina is actually good for your health!

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Why spirulina is actually good for your health.

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What is spirulina?

Spirulina is a superfood plant source of protein, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. It is a blue-green algae. Spirulina has excellent nutritional content and amazing health benefits. It has a high vitamin and protein content, making it a great supplement for vegetarians.

What are the benefits of spirulina?

    1. Weight loss, Spirulina can is a nutrient rich, low calorie food which contains a lot of nutrition in a small amount of powder. Eating few calories contributes to weight loss. By using spirulina it may help people lose weight without risking loss of nutrition.
    1. Helps manage diabetes. A recent study found that spirulina can significantly lower a persons fasted blood glucose levels. This is a common problem in those with type 1 and 2 diabetes.

       

    2. Lowering Cholesterol, A study conducted in 2016, suggested that taking spirulina can have a positive impact on blood lipids. It was found to reduce total cholesterol and lower LDL cholesterol while increasing HDL (good) cholesterol.

    3. Boost Metabolismtaking spirulina can help boost metabolism.

    4. Antitoxic, Reasearch suggested that spirulina contains anti-toxic properties which can counteract pollutants in the body. Such as fluoride, mercury, iron and lead.

    5. Supports mental health, spirulina is a great source of tryptophan. Tryptophan is an amino acid which supports serotonin production. Serotonin has an important role in mental health. Taking tryptophan supplements to maintain healthful serotonin levels may play a role in supporting mental wellbeing.

    6. Anti-oxidant and Anti-inflammatory, spirulina is an amazing source of antioxidants, which protect against oxidative damage. The main active component is called phycocyanin. This antioxidant gives it the blue-green color. It also fights free radicals and inhibits the production of inflammatory signaling molecules, providing anti-inflammatory effects.

    7. Improve Muscle Strength and Endurance, Spirulina contains antioxidant properties that can help athletes and physically active individuals, enhance endurance.

    8. Nutrient Packed, 7 grams ( one small tablespoon) contains, 4 grams of protein, 11% of the RDA for Vitamin B1, 15% of the RDA for Vitamin B2, 4% of the RDA for Vitamin B3, 11% of the RDA for Iron. It contains quality of protein comparable to eggs, it gives all the essential amino acids that we need.

What foods contain spirulina?

Spirulina can be found in either pill or power form. When consumed in power form, it can be added to smoothies, used in juices, sprinkled on salads or soups, mixed into energy balls, or added to desserts. The tablet form can be purchased at health food stores or online. Our favorite way of consuming spirulina is in our daily smoothie. We mix 5 tbs of Purium Power Shake with 8 oz of coconut water. Purium`s Power Shake was created so that you can easily consume several energizing, gluten-free superfoods all at once – saving you time and money.  The Apple-Berry flavor provides a sweeter taste without any harmful, unnatural or sugar-based additives. It contains:
  • Pure, raw phytonutrients
  • Supports healthy cholesterol and blood glucose levels
  • May aid digestion
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Happy National Pack your Lunch Day!

Happy National Pack your Lunch Day!

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Happy National Pack your Lunch Day!

 

NATIONAL PACK YOUR LUNCH DAY

 

Did you know that March 10th is National Pack your Lunch Day? On this day we are actually cultivating healthy habits, by encouraging everyone to make their own lunch. Prepping your lunch, not only saves you money, it is a healthier option. You can control what goes into your lunch, use fresh and organic ingredients and use portion control. Preparing your lunch does not have to take hours to prepare and it does not have to be difficult.

National Pack your Lunch Day is also celebrated by kids. For kids it is important that we pack nutrient dense foods and skip sugary treats. As we do not want them to be sluggish after lunch. With this recipe you cook once and can eat three times, and it can be used for both adults and kids lunch and/or dinner.

Here is an easy recipe that can be used for both kids and adults.

National Take Pack Your Lunch Day Recipe Idea for Adult:

Shredded Chicken
Brown Rice
Black Beans
Citrus Salad

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How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk.

How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk.

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Eating fish is remarkably beneficial to your mind and body.

Eating fish is remarkably beneficial to your mind and body.

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Eating fish is remarkably beneficial to your mind and body.


It is good for your heart

Eating fish that is rich in Omega-3 appears to reduce the risk of heart disease.


It is good for the mind

Omega-3 found in fish is essential for good brain health. Your brain and nervous system is are made up of fat and they have a preference for DHA which is an Omega-3.


It improves overall well being

Fish is loaded with important nutrients. This includes not only omega but protein, iodine, and vitamin D, which are all essential for your well being.

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You need to start drinking Green Tea today!

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