The saltwater plant is produced by cyanobacteria (also called blue-green algae) and consists of 60 percent proteins – the only food. Superfood.
Due to its extremely high content of iron, selenium, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin B 12, it protects vegetarians and vegans from malnutrition. Effect.
It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, stimulates the formation of red blood cells and thus improves the transport of oxygen in the blood. And its high chlorophyll content makes it the perfect anti-aging agent. Available.
The blue-green algae are usually available in dried, pressed or powdered form. Sources of supply are health food stores, organic and superfood shops. Be sure to pay attention to organic quality! Preparation.
Best mix the powder in smoothies, dips, salads or muesli.
Recipe: Spirulina salad
For 2 people: 1 pack of dried seaweed (health food) soak in water, drain. Mix with 150 g of fresh spinach leaves. Mix 2 tablespoons of sesame oil and soy sauce with 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds (see photo). For a main course, sautй 150 g prawns in 1 tbsp sesame oil, season with chili and pour over.