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Doctor insights on: Spirulina Warnings And Recalls

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How i find spirulina powder?

How i find spirulina powder?

Widely available: Spirulina is readily available at health food stores & even pharmacies like walgreen's, as well as from many online sources such as amazon.Com, swanson vitamins & iherb.Com it's not very hard to find some! ...Read more

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Is it okay to take spirulina?

Is it okay to take spirulina?

Unclear: Rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that may help protect cells from damage. It contains b complex vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin e, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, and gamma linolenic acid. Can be contaminated with toxic substances called microcystins and absorb heavy metals from water source. Yet, no studies definitively proving health benefits so best to avoid. ...Read more

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How good for you is spirulina?

How good for you is spirulina?

Spirulina: Spirulina is a blue green algae very rich in vitamins and nutrients and is considered a power whole food with numerous benefits and should be a part of all of our daily diets. ...Read more

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Which is the best spirulina brand out there?

Which is the best spirulina brand out there?

Spirulina: Is a wonderful green food supplement, many good brands. Ask you local health food store for a recommendation. ...Read more

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How much spirulina should I consume in a day?

How much spirulina should I consume in a day?

If using this . . .: . . . Most recommend about 3 grams a day. Spirulina is a highly nutrient-dense food -- more protein than beef, chicken, or soybeans, plus it has all 8 essential Amino Acids too. Also high in gamma-linolenic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, vitamin b12, iron, etc. Need to be sure you have an uncontaminated product though. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/spirulina-000327.htm/. ...Read more

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Which spirulina capsules increase the height ?

Which spirulina capsules increase the height ?

None: At age 20 your height is set, no capsules will help increase your height at this point I'm afraid. If there was something I too would use it, but being shorter has its advantages. Find your advantages and have a wonderful life at the height you are. ...Read more

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How to take spirulina tablets when i want to gain weight?

How to take spirulina tablets when i want to gain weight?

Worthless: Get involved seriously with aerobic and resistance training. Get to a serious gym and make friends with serious athletes. It's a wonderful gift to give yourself. By contrast, Spirulina is pond scum and you're wasting your money. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to take spirulina?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to take spirulina?

Fruit juices: ? about best way to take spirulina. Tasty concoctions result from mixing spiraling with fruit and vegetable juices. Liquid amino acids give spirulina a meaty flavor. ...Read more

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How are the ways I can gain weight? I am currently 60 KGS and am 24 years old. I started having spirulina in my diet

How are the ways I can gain weight? I am currently 60 KGS and am 24 years old. I started having spirulina in my diet

Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil & protein shakes. ...Read more