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Now Foods, Certified Organic Spirulina, 500 mg, 500 Tablets
By Now Foods617 Reviews
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0.89 lbs (0.4 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-02700
- UPC Code: 733739027009
- Package Quantity: 500 Tablets
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1 x 3.1 in, 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Certified Organic
- Nutrient Rich Superfood
- USDA Organic
- Family Owned Since 1968
- Certified Organic by QAI
- Quality Assured GMP
NOW Spirulina delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods.
Spirullina is rich in Beta-Carotene (Vitamin A) and Vitamin B-12, and has naturally occurring protein and GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid), a popular fatty acid with numerous health benefits. In addition, Spirullina has naturally occurring minerals, trace elements, cell salts, amino acids and enzymes.
500 mg Spirulina per tablet. 3,000 mg Spirulina per 6 tablet serving.
Take 6 tablets daily.
Organic Spirulina (Non-GMO).
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients.
Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size: 6 Tablets (3 g)|
|Serving Per Container: 83|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate||<1 g||<1%|
|Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars or vitamin C.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Spirulina is a superfood and considered one of the nutritive and healthy foods! Spirulina contains all traces minerals, every amino acid needed by man (about 60% highly absorbable protein), high beta carotene and other caroteniods like zeaxanthin, vitamin B, E, K, high chlorophyll and healthy fats like GLA, DHA. Spirulina is known for boosting immune system, detoxification of heavy metals, lower high blood pressure, lower high cholesterol, lower cancer risk, lower heart diseases and many others as well. Spirulina is suitable for vegetarians. One of the debating points about spirulina is whether it contains B12 or B12 analogue (look alike that is inactive). There is a lot of yes and no so you will have to decide whether to supple with additional B12. This is the cheapest if you are looking for tablets form. If you don’t mind the taste or wants to take at high doses daily, you can save by buying the powder form. I use the tablets whenever I have to travel overseas or away so I keep taking it without tagging on the container or the blender bottle. Tablets are also more suitable if you want to take it with your meals for various reasons unless you don’t mind drinking spirulina along with your meals. Another plus point is that the supplements contain no fillers, binders or flow agents (Quite rare for any supplement in tablet form). The tablets are circular in shape. Personally, I find it hard to swallow many tablets of this shape together at the time. The recommended dose is 6 tablets daily which is quite low. Minimally, you need at least 5g (10 tablets). For optimum results, 10g daily (20 tablets) will be needed. Remember to increase the dosage slowly as the spirulina’s detoxing effects can cause loose stools and gas if you take more than you can handle. Check out my page for more reviews!
unexpected side benefit - got rid of raging thrush which i have had for years!!!!