HEALTHY FOOD FOR CHILDREN AND IN PREGNANCY
As a nutritional supplement, Spirulina is a source of highly digestible proteins, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. For working days, when there is not enough time to eat in a balanced way, Spirulina provides nutrients that the body requires daily and naturally.
Nutritional supplement for women in pregnancy and lactation
Spirulina is considered a safe food, it is useful to supplement the nutritional requirements of this stage, and it contains iron and in a bio available form; it can be used by mixing it with food in shakes, soups, salads and different preparations. It has a high content of vitamin B12, folic acid, iron and chlorophyll, all of them easily assimilated. No contraindications are known, it is free of preservatives and additives.
Children in early childhood, school age and adolescents
Children from 6 months of age can begin their consumption at the time of taking complementary feeding to breastfeeding.
Studies of Spirulina, on its composition have shown that it contains all the essential and non-essential amino acids and a perfect balance of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, essential fatty acids and natural pigments.
Furthermore, Spirulina Platensis has high digestibility up to 95%, because it does not have any cellulose surface, this is corroborated by various nutritional tests that have demonstrated an excellent bioavailability of its micronutrients.
The results of including Spirulina in the feeding habits of children have been well studied, with very good results.
You can add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of Spirulina powder mixed with juices, baby food, compotes or tethers, once or twice a day. It is advisable to start with a small amount and gradually increase.
Adults or convalescents
In adults, Spirulina is very useful because it is a source of protein low in fat and calories. Very useful to accompany dietary habits in people who must take special diets to control sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides.
Spirulina is a highly nutritious natural food, its habitual consumption is highly recommended because many times the food does not supply all the needs of the organism.
For the elderly it is advisable to start by taking a small amount and gradually increase it, you can take it in powder mixed with shakes or foods that you consume or in capsules or tablets, if you prefer.