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Spirulina, the most nutrient dense food on the planet

Spirulina’s claim to fame is it’s successfully used by NASA as a dietary supplement for astronauts during space missions. The concentration of protein, minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients has led many to classify spirulina as “the most nutrient dense food on the planet.”

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Spirulina to boost sports performance

” Spirulina powder in my opinion is the most beneficial endurance Superfood. It has become my trusted ‘companion’ whilst training and racing… 

It literally provides everything you need as an athlete:

As a vegan it has become my prime source of protein with 75% of its biomass being pure protein , which is three times more than beef. Spirulina’s protein is easily digested, assimilated and is more absorbable than beef protein. Hence it has a much higher net gain and creates less stress on the body during digestion.

When I do mountain bike races, I take spirulina tables, which I put into a small pop up lid container, in regular intervals. After the first intense phase of the race where the muscles get flooded with lactic acid, I take spirulina tablets to help buffer and alkalize the blood again.

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