Spirulina is a type of algae with unparalleled nutritional value and it is the ultimate natural nutritional supplement. An excellent source of Vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin B 12 and B complex, iron, essential trace minerals and gamma-linolenic acid, Preliminary evidence suggests that spirulina enhances the immune response and may have anti-viral and cancer-fighting properties.
It has long been known that also accelerates detoxification, especially during fasting as spirulina has a unique combination of phytonutrients that can help cleanse our bodies.
There is also evidence that significantly reduces kidney toxicity caused by some heavy metals. It is often consumed as a tablet or in powder form. It is loaded with nutrients that can have powerful effects on your body and brain.
The following recipes for Advanced Cleansing are incredibly good for you:
* Detox Juice
- 2 cucumbers
- 1 cup mixed greens (spinach, kale, alfalfa…)
- 2 organic lemon, peeled
- 2 tsp organic raw spirulina
- 2 celery stalks
- 1 cup purified water
Directions: Juice all ingredients, incorporate the spirulina and purified water and drink right away.
* Detox Tea
- 8 oz of brewed green tea
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
- 1/4 teaspoon of spirulina
- 1/2 teaspoon of raw honey (optional)
Directions: Boil a kettle of water. Turn the kettle off and let it sit for 2-3 minutes. Once the water has slightly cooled, pour that water directly into the tea bag, cover it with a small plate and let it steep for 3-4 minutes. Once your tea is brewed add in your coconut oil, then add in your spirulina and honey.
* Super Veggie Cleansing Smoothie
- one small tomato
- ¼ of a cucumber
- one bell pepper
- one jalapeno
- ¼ of an onion
- 1-2 cloves of raw garlic
- 1-2 stalks of celery
- 3-4 big handfuls of greens of choice
- 1 tsp kelp
- 2 tsp spirulina
- 2 cups water
- a handful of ice cubes
Directions: Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, Enjoy!
Note: These Spirulina recipes are a superfood that will improve your nutrition and it is used as part of cleanses, detox diets and for supplementing protein. For this same reason, it is an excellent supplement for those looking to improve their health.