Thursday, June 11, 2015

Nutritional Composition of Spirulina Part 2 of 2

5.  Vitamins Helps in the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates, fats, etc
    a.  Vitamin A 3200 IU/g 1. Decreases risks to cancer
2. Helps maintain mucous membrane
3. Builds up resistance to diseases
4. Essential for healthy skin
5. Prevention to night blindness
6. Protects liver
7. Helps growth of brain
1. Night blindness
2. Rough and dry skin, dandruffs
3. Reduces body’s resistance to diseases
4. Malfunction of the brain
Egg, butter, vegetable oil, vegetable, melons, fruits, fish, liver oil, etc
    b.  Vitamin B1 4.37 mg% 1. Promotes the metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates
2. Maintains a normal appetite and digestion
3. Normal functioning of the nervous system
4. Treats alcoholic toxification
5. Protects the heart
6. Regulates gastric juice
1. Beri-beri, edema
2. Neuritis, muscular atrophy, muscle pain
3. Palpitation, breathing difficulty
4. Diarrhea, constipation
Brown rice, soybeans, fish, malt, milk, groundnut, celery, yeast, etc
    c.  Vitamin B2 4.67 mg% 1. Protects mucous membranes
2. Promotes normal growth
3. Required for complete utilization of carbohydrates
4. For the formulation of red blood cells
5. Helps function of enzymes
1. Stomatitis, burning tongue
2. Eye diseases, cataracts
3. Retardation of growth
4. Disturbance of fat metabolism
Fish, egg, tea, milk, yeast, grains, beans, green vegetables, fruits, etc
    d.  Vitamin B3 1. Regulates level of gastric juice
2. Treats nerve disturbance
1. Poor digestion
2. Nerve disturbance
    e.  Vitamin B6 58 mg% 1. Helps in the synthesis of choline to relieve hypertension
2. Operates in enzyme for the metabolism of protein
3. For the formation of antibodies
4. Strengthens function of liver
5. Useful for growth, skin, muscles, nerves and appetite
1. Hypertension
2. Diabetes
3. Hemorrhoids
4. Impaired growth
5. Dermatic lesions
6. Muscle weakness
Yeast, flour, beans, maize, brown rice, wheat germ, etc
    f.  Vitamin B12 58 mg% 1. For the formation of red blood cells
2. For protein synthesis
3. Strengthens function of liver
4. Treats various forms of anemia
1. Pernicious anemia
2. Nerve degeneration
Liver, kidney, milk, egg, etc
    g.  Vitamin C       (Ascorbic Acid) 1. Builds Interferon to prevent cancer
2. Reduces cholesterol
3. Helps detoxification
4. Promotes hormonal production
5. Helps healing of wounds
6. Influences formation of hemoglobin and red blood cell maturation
7. Improves intelligence
8. Treats scurvy
1. Decreases resistance to infection
2. Hemorrhage under skin and into joints
3. Weakening of cartilage, bone teeth, gums and capillary walls
4. Growth retardation
5. Anemia
6. Delayed wound healing
7. Scurvy
Fresh fruits, vegetable, green tea
    h.  Vitamin D 18-19 IU/g 1. Regulates calcium and phosphorus metabolism
2. Calcification of bones and teeth
3. Helps in absorption of calcium and phosphorus
1. Causes rickets in children
2. Osteomalacia in adults
3. Poor appetite
Fish, milk products, yeast, vegetables, dried mushrooms, etc
    i.  Vitamin E 28 mg% 1. Prevents muscular atrophy
2. Prevents formation of pigment in skin
3. Treats peripheral vascular disease
4. Strengthens cell activity and reproductive function
5. Prevents acidic body character
6. Protects red blood cell membranes
1. Sterility and miscarriage
2. Retards blood circulation
3. Chloasma, pigmentation
4. Mild hemolytic anemia
Nuts, egg yolk, wheat germ, whole cereal, milk and butter, etc
    j.  Nicotinic acid 0.09-0.12 mg/g 1. Helps vitamin B1, B2 in the metabolism of carbohydrates
2. Prevents skin cancer
1. Skin disease
2. Headaches
3. Cramp and paralysis of motor and sensory nerves
Yeast, grains, groundnuts, milk, etc
    k.  Folic acid
      (B Vitamin)
11 mg% 1. Helps in the metabolism of protein
2. Protects mucous membrane in the digestive system
3. Relieves anemia
1. Pernicious anemia
2. Miscarriage
3. Inflammation of the tongue
4. Diarrhea and loss of weight
Yeast and fresh green vegetables, etc
    l.  Pantothenic       acid (B Vitamin) 0.5 mg% 1. Controls excessive gastric juices
2. Improves bowel movement
3. Eliminates toxins
4. Associates with amino acid metabolism
Daily Food
    m.  Inositol       (B Vitamin) 65 mg% 1. Prevents falling off of hairs 1. Baldness
    n.  Biotin       (Vitamin H) 16.9 mg% 1. Associates with carbohydrate and fat metabolism
2. Protects skin
3. Protects body from infection
1. Dermatitis
2. Fatigue and poor appetite
3. Muscle pain
4. Nerve degeneration
Milk, egg yolk, banana, tomatoes, etc
6.  Natural Pigments
    a.  Chlorophyll 1.27% 1. Can be converted into hemoglobin
2. Increases immunity
3. Treats chronic diseases, diabetes, etc.
4. The ideal electron transferer which keeps normal autonomic systems
5. Antibiotic effects
6. Decreases the risk of cancer
1. Anemia
2. Fatigue, emotional unstability
3. Abnormal nerve function
Green plants
    b.  B-carotene 207 mg% 1. Main source of Vitamin A
2. Inhibits the development of cancers and tumors
1. Similar to Vitamin A Vegetables and fruits
    c.  Xanthophyll 113 mg% 1. Anti-cancer Vegetables and fruits
    d.  Phycocyanin Trace 1. Protects against cancer, ulcers, bleeding piles, etc.
2. Increases immunity
Blue green algae

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