Special Report: Spirulina Part 7

Special Report: Spirulina Part 7

Understanding the role of microscopic algae, the foundation of life, can help us develop restorative models of personal and planetary health. Algae are an essential part of Earth’s self-regulating life support system. Innovative schemes and dreams…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 6

Special Report: Spirulina Part 6

In over 40 countries, tablets, powder and capsules are widely used supplements. Spirulina is a featured ingredient in pasta, cookies, snack bars and juice drinks, and in personal care products like skin creams and shampoos…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Over the past 30 years, the spirulina industry has been supplied by many small to large-scale farms around the world, using a wide range of algae…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 4 Scientific Research Reveals Health Benefits

Special Report: Spirulina Part 4 Scientific Research Reveals Health Benefits

An international detective hunt has been underway for 40 years. Researchers in Japan, China, India, Europe, USA and other countries are discovering how…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 3 An Impressive Nutritional Profile

Special Report: Spirulina Part 3 An Impressive Nutritional Profile

Spirulina is called a superfood because its nutrient profile and unusual phytonutrients are more potent than any other food, plant, grain or herb…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 2 First Human Consumption and Cultivation

Special Report: Spirulina Part 2 First Human Consumption and Cultivation

Microalgae have kept a low profile, but interaction with humans is notable on several occasions. The Bible describes, when the Israelites were starving in the wilderness, God provided ‘manna’…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 1 Origins and Biology

Special Report: Spirulina Part 1 Origins and Biology

Spirulina is the immortal descendent of the first photosynthetic life form. Beginning 3.5 billion years ago, blue-green algae created our oxygen atmosphere so other life could evolve. Since then, algae…