Overview of spirulina powder
Spirulina, belongs to cyanobacteria family, Spirulina, is an ancient low prokaryotic unicellular or multicellular aquatic plants, body length 200-500μm, 5-10μm wide. Shaped like spiral with blue-green color, also known as blue-green algae. Native to alkaline lakes in tropical regions of Mexico and Chad in central Africa, it has longdiet history by local people.
Spirulina is suitable for high temperature alkaline environment. More than 35 species of Spirulina have been found, growing in both light and brackish water. Spirulina is one of the large-scale industrialized production of microalgae, the history of life is to have 3.5 billion biological species of rare, the most abundant nutrients, the most comprehensive biological nature, Spirulina is rich in high quality protein, gamma linolenic acid, fatty acid, carotenoids, vitamins, and a variety of trace elements such as iron, iodine, selenium, zinc, etc.
Spirulina powder is made from fresh Spirulina by spray drying, sifting disinfection, his fineness is generally more than 80 mesh. Pure Spirulina powder dark green color, touch up with a sense of slimy, no screening or adding other substances to the Spirulina will have a rough feeling.
It can be divided into food grade, feed grade and other uses according to different uses. Feed grade Spirulina powder is generally used in aquaculture and livestock breeding, food grade Spirulina powder is used in health food and added to other food for human consumption.
Food-grade Spirulina powder
1. Improve the intestinal tract
After taking Spirulina powder, it can promote human intestinal health, promote intestinal peristalsis, and there is no excess stimulation to the stomach and intestines, which can promote the improvement of gastrointestinal digestive function and prevent constipation, so it can help the human body to improve gastrointestinal function.
2. Lose weight and reduce fat
Spirulina powder contains very rich polysaccharide components, for many people who take Spirulina powder, it is very easy to fill the stomach, and its rich cellulose can also achieve the effect of fat reduction and weight loss.
3. Improve immunity
Spirulina powder is rich in linolenic acid, which has a certain stimulating effect on the immune system of the human body, so as to help the human body to improve immunity, enhance the resistance to the invasion of foreign germs, and protect health.
4. Nutritional supplements
Spirulina powder is rich in protein, but also has a variety of vitamin components, can bring abundant nutrition for the human body, beneficial to the body, to achieve the ideal effect.