Spirulina for a Healthy and More Energetic You
Spiruline Corporation Ltd
Masaka – Kicukiro
Spiruline Corporation Ltd was founded in January 2016. We produce approximately 5 tons of spirulina per year. Our farm uses best management practices to certify the high quality of our product. We are currently the only commercial grower of spirulina in Rwanda. Please contact us to buy or distribute our product.
WHAT IS SPIRULINA?
Spirulina is a blue-green algae that grows naturally in warm, fresh water-bodies around the world and is also harvested commercially. Spirulina is 50-75% protein by weight, including all essential amino acids, 15-30% carbohydrates, and 5-10% fat. There are about 30 calories in 10g of spirulina. Spirulina is packed with protein and amino acids including the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acids (GLA), omega 3, 6, and 9s, chlorophyll, iron, vitamins B-1(thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3(nicotinamide), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-9 (folic acid), vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin A and vitamin E. It is also a source of potassium, calcium, chromium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, sodium and zinc.
KEY HEALTH BENEFITS OF SPIRULINA
- Better nutrition – Spirulina is a good source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, especially rich in beta-carotene and vitamin K
- Boost Immune Function – Studies show that spirulina may improve your immune system.
- Boost energy – After one smoothie packed with spirulina, you’ll see that you get an energy boost.
- Natural detoxification – spirulina attaches itself to metals in your body and so that the metals exit your body as waste.
Read about all the amazing health benefits of spirulina including expert health articles on our website.
HOW TO TAKE SPIRULINA
Most people prefer to drink spirulina by either mixing it in water or juice or making a healthy smoothy. You may also sprinkle spirulina into soups, salads, and most dishes. Be sure to check our all the recipes on our website.