Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that was initially a food source for Aztecs up until the 16th century. Consumption of Spirulina can result in weight loss, reduction in BMI (body mass index) and improved blood pressure.
Consumption of this superfood must be avoided by those suffering from phenylketonuria. If Spirulina is contaminated with microcystins, it can prove to be toxic, especially for children.
The superfood gained popularity after NASA proposed it as a primary food for astronauts travelling to space because of its unique nutrient density in small dosages. Though a protein rich food, Spirulina doesn’t contain vitamin B12. However like chillies it is rich in Vitamin K and other essentials. Spirulina has supernatural abilities to battle cancer, detox your body and even slowing your aging process. Yes, if only Snow White’s evil step-mother knew, the world would have been a much better place.
So, what really makes it the king of all superfoods? Well, 1 Kg of Spirulina is equal to 1000 Kgs of assorted vegetables. That’s right, get back to your grocery list. It’s time to make an addition.
Welcome the new-age skin miracle food. Your skin is a reflection of your health and Wheatgrass powder, being a powerful skin food can actually help your body overall. Mix 1-2 teaspoons of wheatgrass powder in water and drink it to significantly reduce breakouts and clear acne. It also helps cure bloating and eliminate constipation. If you’re in the Bangalore, the beer hub of India, Wheatgrass powder could really be handy at home. It’s great to prevent and cure hangovers.
Watermelon seeds are super seeds that you are probably spitting out as you’re reading this. Watermelon seeds are rich in protein, great for your heart and can actually keep your blood sugar levels in check. Just like the fancy flaxseeds or chia seeds, watermelon seeds are rich in micronutrients and good fats. Roasted Watermelon seeds is a pretty tasty snack if you’re wondering how to get started.
We’ve all heard that a damaged lung is a lost cause. Not really. If you’ve quit smoking, consider consuming Chlorella daily, about two teaspoons. It removes the toxic build up of heavy metals and helps recover your lungs quicker.
Behind the deceivingly delicious exterior is a fruit that’s actually incredibly good for you! Strawberries can prevent two types of diabetes, can help prevent cataracts and also whiten your teeth! It’s delicious, it’s good for you, it’s perfect.
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