What is Spirulina?
Spirulina is a member of the Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) family; it has a spiral multi-cellular, filamentous structure consisting of proteins and sugar and it contains no cellulose as commonly found in almost all-vegetable matter. All vitamins are found in Spirulina. Not until the early 1980‟s did the modern world turn its attention to the commercial cultivation of Spirulina today known as Arthrospira its scientific name. Today Spirulina is commercially cultivated in several of the leading countries in the world.
Why is Spirulina an ideal food for mankind?
Spirulina consists of more concentrated nutrients than any other food, vegetables, seeds or plants, respectively. More than 60 % protein, of which all are easy to digest, having beta-carotene, vitamin B12, folic acid, minerals and essential fatty acids.
How safe is Spirulina for human consumption?
Spirulina has long history about safety, as it has been consumed for thousands of years by the Knobe tribe living on Lake Chad and the Mexicans. Recently, Spirulina is adapted as food products in more than 70 countries worldwide. Furthermore, the United Nations in 1974 noted that Spirulina is the ideal food for mankind, and WHO has also supported Spirulina as the safe food with excellent nutrition especially for children.
Is Spirulina Toxic?
Spirulina is absolutely free from toxic; it is consumed for health improvement. No fatally has been reported
How is The Geva F Series different from other products on the market?
Other nutritious food possesses different properties for nourishment, whereby some of them must be consumed under the supervision of the physician or in limited quantity to prevent some side effects, which could occur as these products are fortified with synthetic nutrients. The Geva F Series is completely natural, sorghum fortified with Spirulina, a Superfood that s the natural consumable without any side effect.
What is the usefulness of The Geva F Series to the body?
To list but a few: Enhance immunity or immune response giving protection and modulating of the immune system Support the heart and reduces cholesterol Help to improve the digestive system naturally help the detoxification process Reduce the risk of cancer and increase the antioxidant capacity Correction of anaemia
What are the nutritious elements of the Geva F Series?
The fortified Spirulina and sorghum on its own, consists of several nutritious elements, which are important for health improvement. These elements are proteins, essential amino acids, non-essential amino acids, minerals, vitamins, fat, sugar, mineral salts and calories.
What is the suitability of Geva F Series?
The Geva F Series is suitable to use as nutritious food not only for healthy, unhealthy person but also for those who have the following symptoms; easily tired, easy to catch cold, insufficient consumption of green or yellow vegetables, dizziness, lack of some nutrients, skipping of meals like breakfast or person under diet.
What is the appropriate serving of the Geva F Series?
The appropriate serving is based on the suggested serving, such as the healthy person should take 3-4 scoops a day. Immune compromised individuals should follow the recommended servings.
Why do some interactions occur after the Geva F Series is being consumed?
The body interaction against the Geva F Series is extremely rare, such as skin allergy, mild fever, is only temporary incident, which shall be automatically recovered within 2-3 days. This interaction can be caused by unhealthy and/or insufficient consuming of the Geva F Series. In contrast, there are no side effects on a healthy person. Consumption of Geva F Series as it would nourish and balance your health
Is it possible to consume the Geva F Series with medicine?
The Geva F Series is not a medicine, yet it is the natural food containing with 5 groups of essential nutrients. It is, therefore, consumable with other medicines and also helps body absorbing full benefits from medicine. For individuals taking anti-clotting medication, they should consult their doctor, as the Geva F Series contains anti-clotting enzymes
Can the patient at the recovery stage take the Geva F Series?
A patient at the recovery stage needs nutrients in order to comeback to normal stage since the Geva F Series is an advanced nutritional wholefood that has plenty of nutrients and has wound healing properties.
How does the Geva F Series benefit the individuals who insufficiently takes green or yellow vegetables?
Person who does not consumes green or yellow vegetables can take the Geva F Series as food because it consists of vitamins, mineral salts and other pigments, such as chlorophyll, vitamin A, beta-carotene, etc. to substitute the natural compositions from vegetables.
Should children take the Geva F Series?
Protein in the Geva F Series will develop and enhance the growth of children. They can consume the Geva F Series by mixing with milk, any juice or clean water as a smoothie or soft porridge.
Can the Geva F Series reduce stress?
Person under stress or mental problems may be influenced by diseases, such as peptic ulcer or hypertension. Those who suffered from such disease should take some sources of food containing large quantity of vitamin B complex, essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, which are mostly found in the Geva F Series. It is, therefore, considered as a good source of food for reducing serious illness and strengthening health of all patients.
How does the Geva F Series benefit individuals suffering from peptic ulcer?
The medication for peptic ulcer treatment consists of chlorophyll. Due to the property of chlorophyll-contained in the Geva F Series it can reduce the inflammation of stomach. So, it is believed that the Geva F Series might help treating peptic ulcer.
The Geva F Series and the elderly
Older person usually has some chronic diseases, such as hypertension, cardiopathy, and some types of cancer, diabetes, gout, cataract, liver disease or renal disease. The Geva F Series will improve the health of the elderly person. Some researches in Japan has found out that more than 70 % of people taking Spirulina were over 50 years old, whereby 57 % were female. They mentioned that the purpose of taking Spirulina was for treating some diseases, health improvement and food supplement, respectively. This can be concluded that the Geva F Series is considered as the life-extending medicine for old age, because it can well protect many elderly diseases.
Spirulina and youngster
Arginine is an essential amino acid containing in semen for approximately 80 %. Lacking of arginine may cause sexual disability or sterility. Tryptophan is also an amino acid affecting to the confidence of male sexual power. In addition, zinc is a mineral useful for treating abnormal sexual function. As spirulina consists of amino acids, calcium and zinc that resulted to sexual potency. So, spirulina is suitable for both young female and male.
Does spirulina help reduce cholesterol?
Recently, it is widely recognized that cholesterol increases the risk of heart attack, which is the most serious problem of public health. Reduction of cholesterol is another way to decrease risk of cardiopathy. Consequently, spirulina is the natural food that helps in reducing cholesterol. Some researches mentioned that taking spirulina could reduce cholesterol. This may be because body had received GLA (Gamma-linolenic acid), which is mostly found from spirulina.
How does spirulina help athletes?
Athletes need more and extra nutrients from any source. According to the composition spirulina, is composed of special concentrated nutrients that are suitable for exercise and hard training. Taking spirulina before training and competition would help energize and strengthen muscle. Because spirulina comprises of more than 60 % of proteins and amino acids, so it helps in reducing calories, which is the important factor for weight control in sports events and competition.
What is the usefulness of beta-carotene in spirulina?
Beta-carotene is an anti-cancer substance. Several researches revealed that taking beta-carotene is related to cancer prevention. Beta-carotene is a source of vitamin A, which is mostly found in spirulina 20-25 times more than in carrot. In addition, beta-carotene can help protect chemical substances causing malignant tumour, defending chromosomal changes causing cancer and enhancing immune system. Since beta-carotene exhibits high anti-cancer property, spirulina can be replaced for vegetables or fruits.
How does spirulina help digestion and absorption system in the body?
There is one micro-organism in human intestine called lactobacillus, which helps in digestion and absorption of food, prevent infection and activate the immunity. With its enormous benefits, spirulina has become a great hit to take lactobacillus as a food supplement. Spirulina can activate lactobacillus in intestine and help improve absorption of vitamin B2. Taking spirulina is useful to increase lactobacillus in intestine and absorption of vitamin B1 and other vitamin.
Hepatitis and spirulina
Hepatitis is caused by several factors, such as virus infection, non-hygienic food or allergic side effects from medicine. Currently, the way to treat it is to take sufficient rest and also eat more nutrients and proteins. Spirulina can help to abate chronic and serious hepatitis because it is composed of vitamin B12 and 60-70 % protein; protein is the important factor for hepatitis treatment. Several researches by Japanese physicians found that spirulina can help to abate hepatitis.
Spirulina and patient with pancreatitis
Inflamed pancreas is caused by self-digestion of liver, drinking too much liquor, gallstone or eating highly fatty food. The treatment is to solve it at its origin; for instance, if the disease is caused from drinking too much alcohol, stop drinking can prevent it. The other treatment may be carried out by eating food with high nutrients. As spirulina is rich in protein, high digestion rate, low fat, high vitamins and mineral salts. Spirulina shall not cause any problem to digestion in the patients suffering from liver disease (pancreatitis).
Spirulina and hair loss
Spirulina is able to reduce rate of hair loss, activate hair growth, as spirulina consists of necessary fatty acids (sometimes called vitamin F), including linoleic acid and arachidonic acid which are the important fatty acids for nourishing hair, skin and nail. Meanwhile, they are useful to hair root, leading to the beauty of hair.
How does spirulina help to treat anemia?
Spirulina consists of high protein, chlorophyll, vitamin B12 and folic acid; therefore, it is able to increase the quantity and efficiency of red blood cells, which will result in more exchange of oxygen for better circulation within 30 days. Spirulina also gives excellent nutritive values to the patients who long time- lack nutrients and improves health by providing sufficient vitamin E, B12 and folic acid.
Optic problem and spirulina
At present, more old age people suffer from ophthalmic problems, such as cataract, abnormal retina and the symptom of other diseases, such as diabetes and anemia. Several tests from Japanese physicians were found that spirulina could help treat cataract and stop the development of the disease that affects vision. In the hypertensive patient or clogged blood vessels in retina, spirulina can be taken with medicine for better results.
Is spirulina easily digested in human body?
95 % of spirulina can be easily digested in human body as spirulina has thin cell membrane and consists of proteins, polysaccharides, and enzymes that can be quickly dissolved into body. It is, therefore, considered as easily digestive food. Spirulina is suited to those who have problems about digestion or esophageal including also those old age people.