How much Spirulina powder in a smoothie?

How much Spirulina powder in a smoothie?

How much Spirulina powder in a smoothie?

A standard daily dose of Spirulina is 1–3 grams, but doses of up to 10 grams per day have been used effectively. Spirulina is extremely high in many nutrients.

This tiny alga is packed with nutrients. A single tablespoon (7 grams) of dried Spirulina powder contains:

Protein: 4 grams
Vitamin B1 (thiamine): 11% of the RDA
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): 15% of the RDA
Vitamin B3 (niacin): 4% of the RDA
Copper: 21% of the RDA
Iron: 11% of the RDA

It also contains decent amounts of magnesium, potassium and manganese, and small amounts of almost every other nutrient that you need.
In addition, the same amount holds only 20 calories and 1.7 grams of digestible carbs.
Gram for gram, Spirulina may be the single most nutritious food on the planet.

A tablespoon (7 grams) of Spirulina provides a small amount of fat — around 1 gram — including both omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in an approximately 1.5–1.0 ratio.
The quality of the protein in Spirulina is considered excellent — comparable to eggs.
It gives all the essential amino acids that you need.

Beginners or Kids (age 2-9): 3-5 grams (1 tsp) per day
Adults or Teens (age 10-18-): 6-10 grams (1 tbsp) per day
Advanced or Cleansing: 11-20- grams per day (2 tbsp) per day

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