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Someone told me about spirulina and evening primrose oil. They said it was good for women to take. Is this correct?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: No advantage

Spirulina is a bacterium cultivated as a food supplement worldwide.
Dried spiralina contains about 60% protein, and is superior typical plant protein, i.e. legumes.It is no better than milk or meat as a protein source and is 30 TIMES more expensive per gram. Evening primrose oil comes from the evening primrose plant and is touted as helpful for many conditions, little proof.

In brief: No advantage

Spirulina is a bacterium cultivated as a food supplement worldwide.
Dried spiralina contains about 60% protein, and is superior typical plant protein, i.e. legumes.It is no better than milk or meat as a protein source and is 30 TIMES more expensive per gram. Evening primrose oil comes from the evening primrose plant and is touted as helpful for many conditions, little proof.
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