Roarganics Spirulina Tablets
Hailed as a superfood, spirulina tablets are a concoction of various nutritional components that helps lower bad cholesterol levels, prevent cancer, alleviate allergic rhinitis, fight anemia, improve muscle strength and endurance, and control blood sugar levels, among others.
Spirulina is a kind of cyanobacteria, an algae, which grows in both fresh and salt waters. It’s the natural color of the algae which gives spirulina its distinct blue-green color.
Each humble spirulina tablet boasts of:
- protein 4 grams
- vitamin B1 (thiamine) 11% RDA
- vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 15% RDA
- vitamin B3 (niacin) 4% RDA
- copper 21& RDA
- iron 11% RDA
- omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids
At that same amount, spirulina contains only 20 calories of which 1.7 grams are digestible carbs.
Its superpowers come from phycocyanin that’s rich in antioxidant and antiinflammatory properties. Phycocyanins fight free radicals and limit the production of inflammatory molecules within the body.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF SPIRULINA TABLETS
Helps Lower the Bad Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels
Bad cholesterol and high triglyceride levels are both linked to heart disease.
Taking spirulina tablets not only lowers the bad cholesterol and high triglyceride levels, but it also helps increase the good cholesterol within the body. In fact, a study shows how such levels significantly decreased in participants with type 2 diabetes. This effect was seen evident in another study which shows how taking even just 1 gram of spirulina per day can help significantly lower such components in the blood.
Reduces Markers of Oxidative Damage
Fatty structures in the body translates to oxidative damage which, in turn, causes many serious problems.
Spirulina’s antioxidant properties help reduce oxidation. In a study, taking 8 grams of spirulina per day showed a significant reduction in markers of oxidative damage and at the same time increased the levels of antioxidant components in the blood.
May Help Prevent Cancer
Studies on the effects of taking spirulina on cancer of the mouth have been comprehensively studied. To illustrate, taking one gram of spirulina every day for a year helped reduce cancer cells.
Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Taking 4.5 grams of spirulina per day helps lower blood pressure because of an increase in the levels of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide helps the blood vessels to relax and to widen.
Low hemoglobin or red blood cell count is an indication of anemia. Anemia is more common in older adults who experience feelings of weakness and fatigue for most of the time.
Taking spirulina proves that it can help increase the hemoglobin content of red blood cells and improve immunity functions.
Alleviates Allergic Rhinitis
Stop the sneezing and watery eyes due to allergic rhinitis by taking spirulina tablets.
At 2 grams of spirulina per day, helps reduce nasal discharge, sneezing, nasal congestion, and even itching.
Helps Lower Blood Sugar Levels
Taking 2 grams of spirulina per day helps reduce blood sugar levels in some cases outperforms the effect of popular drugs for diabetes. In fact, in another study spirulina has been shown to be more effective than the regular, popular medicines for diabetes.
- Has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
- Great source of plant-based protein
- Fights anemia
- Lowers blood pressure and sugar levels
- Alleviates allergic rhinitis
Improves Muscle Strength and Endurance
Muscle fatigue is something all athletes, who train hard, are familiar with. Because of spirulina’s antioxidant properties, muscle fatigue may be lessened. Spirulina helps improve muscle strength and endurance which leads to a longer time before feeling fatigue sets in.
Suggested Use: Take 20 spirulina tablets per day to achieve its full effects. The dosage may be taken in one sitting or divided at different times of the day.