Benefits and nutritional value

Benefits of Spirulina

  • Helps to eliminate fatigue
  • Helps to eliminate hunger
  • Helps to lose weight
  • Helps to eliminate cravings
  • Provides physical energy
  • Provides mental awakening
  • Helps to improve athletic performance
  • Helps build muscle
  • Helps reduce cholesterol
  • Helps reduce blood pressure
  • A healthy, high-protein snack
  • Contributes to well-being and longevity
  • A good replacement for animal protein or vegetables
  • Helps strengthen skin, hair, nails and bones

Nutritional factors and nutrient comparison

  • Provides 12 times more bioavailable protein than steak
  • Provides 60-64% protein compared to meat (27%) or soy (34%)
  • Provides more beta-carotene than any other whole food
  • Contains 58 times more iron than raw spinach
  • Contains 12 times more iron than beef liver
  • Richest source of antioxidants, necessary for health and anti-aging
  • Richest source of vitamin A (helps eyesight)
  • Richest vegetable source of GLA, which reduces cholesterol and blood pressure

Did you know?

Spirulina contains 300% more calcium than whole milk.
(Good for bones, osteoporosis, children's growth)

Spirulina contains 2300% more iron than spinach.
(Good for blood, prevents anemia)

Spirulina contains 3900% more beta-carotene than carrots.
(Good for the eyes, powerful antioxidant, immunity)

Spirulina contains 375% more protein than tofu.
(building block for the muscular tissue, necessary in a healthy diet)

Why take spirulina?

Nutrition experts and the U.S. government recommend eating 9 servings of different fruits and vegetables every day! Three grams of Gandalf Spirulina contain the same amounts of phytonutrients as 5 servings of fruits and vegetables.

Gandalf Spirulina
a precious food with exceptional characteristics

  • A protected cultivation site that respects the ecosystems in place;
  • Water naturally rich in minerals and free of any contamination (other organisms, heavy metals, herbicides or pesticides);
  • Harvests 12 months a year (Hawaii) thanks to ideal climatic conditions (guarantee of freshness);
  • An exclusive and patented drying process that preserves the integrity of ultra-sensitive nutrients such as beta-carotene;
  • The most popular green "superfood" in North America.

Nutritional values of spirulina

Proteins: 18 amino acids

Maintains and restructures the body's tissues.
Helps in the formation of antibodies, hormones and enzymes.

Vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene)

Helps build strong teeth and bones.
Helps develop and maintain good vision in the dark.
Helps maintain skin and mucous membranes in good condition.

Thiamine (vitamin B1)

Releases energy from carbohydrates.
Contributes to normal growth.

Riboflavin (vitamin B2)

Factor that contributes to energy metabolism and tissue formation.

Niacin (vitamin B3)

Contributes to normal growth and development.
Contributes to energy metabolism and tissue formation


Contributes to the formation and maintenance of bones and teeth.


Contributes to the formation and maintenance of bones and teeth.


Contributes to energy metabolism, tissue formation and bone development.


Contributes to the formation of blood hemoglobin.


It is best to take spirulina in the morning starting with 1 or 2 g per day for about 3 to 5 days and increasing the amount by 1 or 2 g each week to finally consume between 5 to 10 g / day, in powder, tablet or capsule form.

It goes without saying that spirulina powder added to your favorite drink is the most assimilable form. Spirulina mixed with apple juice, almond or soy milk or even better in a smoothie is a pure delight in the morning!