know that vitamins and minerals are vital in maintaining healthy
bodily systems. However, we are also aware that our foods are
providing less of what we need due to overprocessing and certain
There are many supplements and multivitamins
available so it can be confusing to know what is best.
One thing we can rely on is that nutrients
from a plant source will be far superior than those from a laboratory
produced, synthetic product.
human body needs certain ratios of specific nutrients in order
to function properly and efficiently. Our bodies can be thrown
out of sync by one nutrient deficiency. Most vitamins and minerals
need a specific combination and ratio of other vitamins and minerals
for effective metabolic reaction.
vitamin and mineral molecules in foods are attached to proteins,
carbohydrates and fats. Our body recognises all of these as fuel.
Unfortunately, most supplements are synthetically engineered combinations
of only isolated vitamins and minerals. The labels of these supplements
may claim the consumer will receive their daily requirements if
they take the recommended dosage. However, many of these nutrients
are not bound to anything so may have an entirely different chemical
structure than those found in foods. This also means they may
have a different effect on the body.
is well known that some nutrients, such as calcium and iron, are
not well absorbed. Complex factors that aid absorption may be
missing in lab formulated supplements.
Studies have shown that the nutrients delivered
by Spirulina are better digested and absorbed that any synthetic
offers functional nutrients and phytochemicals as well as new
frontiers for disease prevention research. Medical research is
now identifying the foods that enhance our immune system. These
research organizations are probing the globe for diverse new foods
and plants to extract life enhancing goodness including cancer
preventing compounds. Spirulina is at the forefront of the nutritional