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Now Foods, Spirulina Powder, 100% Pure & Natural, 4 lbs (1814 g)
By Now Foods23 Reviews
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5.14 lbs (2.33 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-02694
- UPC Code: 733739026941
- Package Quantity: 4 lbs (1814 g)
- Dimensions: 5.9 x 5.9 x 10.6 in, 4.35 lbs (1.97 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Genuine Whole Food
- Nutrient Rich Superfood
- Rich in Beta-Carotene (Vitamin A) & B-12
- Naturally Occurring GLA & Chlorophyll
- GMP Quality Assured
Now Spirulina delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods.
Spirulina has the highest protein and beta-carotene levels of all green superfoods and also has naturally occurring GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid), a popular fatty acid with numerous health benefits. In addition, it is the highest known vegetable source of B-12 and has naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, trace elements, cell salts, amino acids and enzymes.
Take 1 level tablespoon daily, mixed in water, fruit or vegetable juice.
Spirulina powder (100% pure)
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.
This natural product may have variations in color and odor.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
|Serving Size: 1 Level Tablespoon (7 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 259|
|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. As for the price, it’s value for money, considering the benefits and nutrients you can get. This bottle is the cheapest you can get per g. While value for money, I find that it takes a long time to finish the whole container. This can be a problem as the constant opening and closing will no doubt affect the freshness and quality of the spirulina over time. It is recommended to store some portion in air tight container separatedly. I take 2 tablespoons daily with 1 tablespoons of chlorella. Normally, I don’t take more than 4 tablespoons daily as it can give me loose stools due to the strong detoxification effect. Best to take a little and increase dosage slowly to avoid harsh detox side effects. Check out my page for more reviews!
I have used Spirulina and Chlorella from other vendors. The Chlorella and Spirulna I buy from iherb tastes better than the Chlorella and Spirulna I purchased from other vendors. I find the NOW brand to be an excellent brand.