Nutrient content of Organic Spirulina
Organic Spirulina is best health supplement readily available with all healthy products imbibed in it. Spirulina is a boon to mankind and helps us to lead a fit and fine life. Spirulina is a superfood. One cannot say a supplement to be the best without digging deeper i.e., without knowing its nutrient values. Let’s see the nutrient levels of Organic Spirulina when compared to other whole foods.
Nutrient content of Organic Spirulina:
Nutrient content in Spirulina is as shown
A single spoon of Organic Spirulina contains:
- Protein: 4 grams.
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamin): 11% of the RDA.
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 15% of the RDA.
- Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 4% of the RDA.
- Copper: 21% of the RDA.
- Iron: 11% of the RDA.
- It also contains magnesium, potassium and manganese, and small amounts of almost every other nutrient like Fiber, Calcium etc that human body needs.
A single spoon of Spirulina is about 20 calorie diet where 1.7g is Carbohydrates and Fiber
. Spirulina has the highest amount of beta-carotene of 18000 when compared with drumstick leaves of 1670 per 100g of the food item.
The protein content of Organic Spirulina will be in between 50% and 70% of its dry weight. Per 100g of the food item, Spirulina has 65% of protein when compared to whole soya bean containing 45% of protein, Egg has 13.2 % protein and milk 3.2%. So Spirulina is termed best protein supplement among many superfoods like soya bean, milk, and eggs.
Per 100 g of a food item, Fat content in Spirulina is 4% and in eggs is 13.3% and milk is5%. So, Spirulina has less fat content and this fat content contains Omega-3 fatty acids, that are good for heart and blood pressure regulation.
Beta-carotene accounts for 80% of the carotenoids present in Organic Spirulina. Each kilogram of dry Organic Spirulina contains between 700 and 1700mg of beta-carotene. Carotenoids are convertible into Vitamin A by mammals. For adults, Vitamin A requirements are estimated at less than 1mg per day one to two grams of Spirulina is easily sufficient.
Organic Spirulina powder contains 50-190mg/kg of Vitamin E which is an anti-aging element in Spirulina. This amount helps in beautifying from the inside. Organic Spirulina Has four times the Vit-B12 components when compared with foods like raw liver, long put forward. The minerals readily available in Organic Spirulina are iron, calcium, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus. Calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus that Spirulina contains are comparable to those found in milk.
By seeing all these nutrient levels of Dry Spirulina powder in figures, We can say that Organic Spirulina is nutritious and can be called nature’s boon and Superfood.