The Benefits of Spirulina
Spirulina is a highly popular blue-green algae, renowned for its health benefits. It is approximately 65% protein, high in iron, and it contains 4X the antioxidants found in blueberries, making it a great addition to a smoothie or juice.
The health benefits of spirulina are endless
Spirulina is an ingredient used at Pulp & Press! Hulk, Hulk 2.0, and Verde are three Pulp & Press juices that contain spirulina.
Here are some of the ways it can help your body function:
Due to its abundance of nutrients, blue-green algae has been known to increase mindfulness and help ease stress.
The powerful antioxidants and nutrients found in spirulina contribute to a healthier body and immune system.
Spirulina can help reduce muscle inflammation. It is a perfect ingredient for athletes who want a fast recovery after a workout, or individuals suffering from joint pain.
Other notable benefits of spirulina:
- Contains chlorophyll: a nutrient that aids the liver and detoxifies the blood.
- Contains omega fatty acids: 3, 6, and 9.
- High in calcium: spirulina contains more calcium than milk!
We Only Use Organic Spirulina
Spirulina should always be purchased organic in order to avoid the negative health affects of pesticides. Luckily, at Pulp & Press, we understand the importance of safe and chemical-free ingredients, meaning our spirulina is 100% organic, along with the rest of the ingredients we use. For more information on the importance of organic food, check out our article on twenty four reasons to eat organic.
Ready to Juice?
Looking for an easy way to experience the benefits of spirulina for yourself? Try one of our juices containing spirulina! All of our nutrient-filled juices can be bought in-store at select locations.