What are the benefits of Spirulina in the human body;
It is rich in protein (60% -70%), in vitamins (B1, B5, B6), amino acids, iron and fatty acids (Ω3, Ω6). It is unique thanks to its content of Spirulan and Phycocyanin. Elements of high nutritional value, not present in other foods.
Is it a medicine or a dietary supplement?
Under no circumstances is it considered medicine. It does not cure.
It is a pure dietary supplement and is taken in a balanced diet.
It contributes to the daily diet and supports the body on a daily basis.
What is Spirulina?
Spirulina comes from seaweed.
Its name was due to the spiral shape of the algal cells
(spiral: spirulina or spirulina).
Why try Spirulina?/Why should I continue to use it?
Mainly for the natural strengthening of the body at all levels. It provides the necessary energy during the day [in weakness, fatigue] as well as in periods when you are experiencing and you have an urgent need to stimulate immune. It also helps regulate metabolism and in this way maintain the desired kilos [athletes, people who follow a particular diet].
Is it suitable for children? From what age can they use and for what reasons?
Spirulina consists of dieticians for taking from 5 years and over. More specifically,
for children who are not properly fed
who do not have the appropriate weight for their age and height
which are subdued
which have many activities (reading, cram school etc)
needing spiritual clarity – memory enhancement (student-students)
I have just received the package. How do I use it? / What dosage should I take?
Adults: 2 to 4 tablets in the morning – 2 to 4 tablets at noon with water or with juice
Children (5 years and older): 2 tablets in the morning – 1 tablet in the afternoon Spirulina only Used morning and noon.
In the afternoon / evening hours, we do not have such an energy need-unless we work at night-we want to relax.
The dosage is determined accordingly your own daily needs.
if you work at a strong pace
if exhausted by household
if the child is running out of activities / school
if you experience any illness
The maximum daily dosage is 8 to 9 tablets per day.
I have thyroid. Can I use it?
There is prohibited and appropriate corresponding recommended dosage by endocrinologist.
The most important detail that makes the difference is that there are 2 types of spirulina.
The first one is processed into seawater (iodine) and the other in fresh water (iodine free).
All 2 types are marketed.
90% of the population has thyroid or thyroid tendency. This does not mean that all people and all cases are the same. Depending on the diagnosis and always at the discretion of the physician (endocrinologist), we follow the instructions given for any product.
He does not stop taking the thyroid pill.
It is not a drug to interact with any treatment.
SamaLife Greek Spirulina is processed in fresh water and does not contain iodine. For the above reasons, it is clearly marked on the packaging.
I have autoimmune. Can I use it?
Any product that shields and stimulates the immune system is contraindicated for people who have an autoimmune disease..
Is it approved / recognized by EOF?
SamaLife Hellenic Spirulina of Serres is recognized by EOF Valid than prescribed by law.
What other uses does it have?
In addition to the tablet form used as a dietary supplement, spirulina can be crushed in sufficient quantity and combined with pure home-based products (eg honey, olive oil, lemon juice, brown sugar, clay etc.) to become a facial and body mask.
A further alternative is cooking. It is especially blended with pasta, either fermented with pasta or in sauce. It is mixed with yoghurt and is mainly added to green salads.
In this way, it replaces daily dosing with tablets. It contributes to the daily balanced diet.
I'm pregnant. Can I take spirulina?
There are studies and pregnancies that the doctor recommends taking spirulina. Because of its nutrients, it helps significantly in the development of the fetus and in strengthening the pregnant woman’s body.
It also contributes equally to the psychological part of the mother after giving birth because it gives well-being.
In any case, any dietary supplement should be preceded by a doctor’s advice.
My parents are older in age. Can they get spirulina?
It is necessary to take spirulina for the elderly in order to physically and mentally reinforce with only one product.
It strengthens the immune, bones, joints, and also enhances memory.
Of course, every human case and its needs are different. For these reasons we always consult our doctor.
As soon as I start taking spirulina, am I forced to take it all the time? Can not I stop?
Spirulina is in no way addicted.
You can use it for as long as you want.
Proper use of the product is daily taking for at least 4-5 months to determine the benefit to your body (eg, greater stamina, energy, etc.)
What season is the most appropriate to use spirulina? Winter or Summer?
Vitamins and Dietary Supplements are in need all through the year.
Greater need to support the organization we have in climate change [summer-autumn].
For example, stimulating the immune system is necessary,
the addition of vitamins to the diet, especially in times of demanding program, the strengthening of vulnerable groups
[children over 5 years old & older].
I am taking medication. Can I take spirulina at the same time?
Spirulina does not interact with drugs.
It does not contain pharmaceuticals and is a natural product.
In any case, you should be informed by your doctor before taking it.
So you will use it more correctly and you will see better results and most importantly, you will be safe.
How do I maintain the product before and after opening the package?
The SamaLife Spirulina Serron is stored in a shady, dry place. You do not have to keep it in the refrigerator. It takes a long time on its expiration date.
I have open packaging from last year and the expiration date has not passed. Can I use it?
If the product is stored in a dry, shady place and is before the expiration date, you can use the product properly.
Can I add spirulina to my cooking?
Spirulina is indicated by nutritionists because of the vitamins and amino acids it contains.
You can add spirulina to all cooking recipes. On cold and hot dishes. In particular, on hot dishes, spirulina should be added last in order to avoid the loss of valuable vitamins due to the high temperature. More recipes on SamaLife blog.