One Nutrition Spirulina is sourced in Onnaiyur, South India.
If we’re looking at nutrient density, let's mention the microalgae spirulina and chlorella. Their status as “hyperaccumulators” means that they literally hoover up nutrients from their environment. So into each cell is wedged a delightful plethora of amino acids, essential fats, minerals and chlorophyll. More of each of these nutrients are found in spirulina than IN ANY OTHER FOOD. Except for its close cousin Chlorella, which pips spirulina at the post for chlorophyll content.
But spirulina has two secret weapons - firstly: it’s got no cell wall, which is the usual barrier to entry for our digestive system, so it unloads its store of goodies without even putting up a fight. Its second secret weapon is the phycocyanin that gives spirulina its blue green hue. The antioxidant properties of this little substances are only scantily studied, but research suggests it has a role to play in supporting our heart health, protecting the oxidation of cholesterol and influencing many of the processes that assist in energy production in the cell and protecting the fragile DNA from damage, extending the lifespan of our cells
Add a measure (1 tsp equals approx 5g) to your juice, protein shakes or alternatively use in porridge and yoghurt.