Learn all about the Superfood Spirulina!
1- What is Spirulina?
Spirulina is a type of algae, like seaweed. However, it grows on the water’s surface, in a distinct spiral swirl that inspired its name “Spirulina”. It also happens to be one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet.
2- What are the nutritional benefits of Spirulina?
Spirulina has an expansive range of benefits. It can benefit the immune system, brain and mental health, energy levels, muscular and skeletal strength, eye health, blood pressure and cholesterol, and more.
Its full of antioxidants like vitamin E, and the nutrient zeaxanthin. Antioxidants fight the effects of free radicals, cellular damage, and inflammation. Spirulina is also rich in chlorophyll and the pigment-protein phycocyanin, which both have antioxidative power.
B vitamins support our immune system, digestion and appetite, brains, muscles and more. Spirulina contains vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7/B8, B9 (also known as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, folic acid).
Spirulina has more iron than beef or spinach, making it especially useful for preventing and lowering the effects of iron-deficient anemia. It has loads of protein, vital for building healthy muscles. It has high levels of calcium, copper, and magnesium to keep bones and muscles strong. It also delivers vitamin, A, D, K, essential fatty acids, eight essential amino acids, zinc, manganese, potassium and more.
3- What are the benefits of Spirulina Pasta?
Infused pasta combines the convenience with the superfood benefits of spirulina. It can be stored easily and lasts years. There’s no need to change the cooking method—boil it and serve it up with your favorite sauce like! But get more nutritional value out of your meal that you would with regular old pasta
4- Why does the Spirulina look blue-green?
Spirulina gets its vibrant blue-green color from a pigment called phycocyanin.
5- What does this Spirulina pasta taste like?
This pasta has a mild Spirulina taste if eaten plain. However, once you add your favorite sauce, it tastes just like regular pasta! Aside from having a darkish color, you wouldn’t know there is any Spirulina in it.
6- How long do I have to consume the Spirulina pasta once I open the package?
After opening the package, you still have three years to consume the Spirulina pasta. Yes—three years!
7- How should I store the Spirulina pasta product?
Store it just like regular pasta—in dry place, like your pantry.
8- Are your Spring products ethical and sustainable?
Yes! Our products are sourced from local farms. The cultivation of Spirulina is great for the environment. During its photosynthetic process, this plant naturally metabolizes greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide. Because Spirulina generates its own food using clean water, sunshine, and carbon dioxide, it's perfect for sustainable farming.
9- Are your Spring Spirulina pasta products vegan?
Yes! Our Spring Spirulina pasta is 100% vegan.
10- Are your Spring Spirulina pasta products Halal?
Yes! Our Spring Spirulina pasta is Halal certified.
11- What are the Spring Spirulina ingredients?
Our Spring Spirulina pasta contains two ingredients—premium durum wheat (imported from Italy) and spirulina.
12- Is Spring pasta good for kids?
Yes! Spring Spirulina pasta is safe for all ages. Its high nutritional content is great for brain and body development.
13- Who should eat Spirulina?
Babies, kids, teen, pregnant and nursing mothers, athletes, those with nutrient deficiencies, and those who want to round out their vitamin intake. It’s also great for vegans and vegetarians.