Algae and nutrition

There are four types of algae that are an excellent source of nutrition, Klamath Lake blue-green algae, spirulina, chlorella and red marine algae.

Algae supplements provide the body with protein, carbohydrates, carotenoids, amino acids, vitamins and trace minerals. It's especially beneficial for vegetarians or individuals suffering from malnutrition.

Klamath Lake blue-green algae comes from the fresh-water Klamath Lake in Oregon and is a rich source of vitamin B12 and all 22 amino acids.

Spirulina, another fresh-water blue-green algae, is about 65-71% protein and contains 8 essential amino acids and an abundant amount of omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid.

Chlorella is close in comparison to spirulina; it has less protein, but contains twice as much nucleic acid and chlorophyll.

Red marine algae is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, proteins, complex carbohydrates, enzymes, essential fatty acids, fiber and trace elements.

Because Algae stimulates the immune system, increases white blood cell count and promotes the growth of healthy colonic flora, algae supplements are ideal for improving overall health. Algae is also beneficial for treating anemia, infections, fatigue, obesity and toxicity.

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