Spirulina is a blue-green algae that is naturally found in South America and Africa. It grows primarily in volcanic lakes, although it is more commonly farmed nowadays due to production requirements. This food was originally used by the local populations to make cakes and broths.
MBHAVE Spirulina is Organically Farmed in Asia and then processed using the cold extraction method to ensure the richness and stability of its nutrient content. Certified by the Organic Food Federation we aim to ensure that you get the highest quality product on the market.
The Nutritional value per 100g (3.5oz) of Spirulina is unfounded anywhere else in nature. Per 100g it contains:
Energy 1,213kJ (290kcal):
Carbohydrates 23.9g: Sugars 3.1g, Dietary fibre 3.6g,
Fat 7.72 g: Saturated 2.65g, Monounsaturated 0.675g, Polyunsaturated 2.08g,
Protein 57.47g: Tryptophan 0.929g, Threonine 2.97g, Isoleucine 3.209g, Leucine 4.947g, Lysine 3.025g, Methionine 1.149g, Cystine 0.662g, Phenylalanine 2.777g, Tyrosine 2.584g, Valine 3.512g, Arginine 4.147g, Histidine 1.085g, Alanine 4.515g, Aspartic acid 5.793g, Glutamic acid 8.386g, Glycine 3.099g, Proline 2.382g, Serine 2.998g.
Vitamins: Vitamin A equiv. beta-carotene lutein zeaxanthin (4%*) 29mcg, Thiamine (B1) (207%*) 2.38mg, Riboflavin (B2) (306%*) 3.67mg, Niacin (B3) (85%*) 12.82mg, Pantothenic acid (B5) (70%*) 3.48 mg Vitamin B6 (28%*) 0.364mg, Folate (B9) (24%*) 94mcg, Choline (13%*) 66mg, Vitamin C (12%*) 10.1mg, Vitamin E (33%*) 5mg, Vitamin K (24%*) 25.5mcg
Trace Metals: Calcium (12%*) 120mg, Iron (219%*) 28.5mg, Magnesium (55%*) 195mg, Manganese (90%*) 1.9mg, Phosphorus (17%*) 118mg, Potassium (29%*) 1363mg, Sodium (70%*) 1048mg, Zinc (21%*) 2mg.
% are Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) as proposed by USDA Nutrient