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How to Take Spirulina?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
How to Take Spirulina?

In this tip, you'll find out how to intake spirulina if you've decided to get it but don't know how to use it.

Spirulina has some side effects, because it has a very good purifying effect and from that you get headaches and problems with the digestive system, you have to start with very small doses first and then gradually increase them. Spirulina is a type of algae, that is used to make nutritional supplements or in its natural form as a food, so that you can naturally obtain vitamins and minerals. If you want results from its intake, here is how and when to use spirulina:

- If you have decided to lose weight, you should drink spirulina 30 minutes before each meal with 1 glass of water. This way, spirulina fills you up naturally and this helps you consume less food without feeling hungry;

- If you have decided to gain weight, then you should intake the algae after you have already eaten, while eating a healthy dessert;

- If you have decided to treat any disease with spirulina, you must take it 30 minutes before eating on an empty stomach;

- If you are going to intake spirulina as a dietary supplement- you can add it to your green smoothies, which you have made from fruit and green leafy vegetables;

- It is recommended to get spirulina, that is of high quality and organic, so that you can be sure, that it does not contain harmful ingredients, because the algae absorb the harmful substances, which are contained in the water;

Recommended doses:

- Spirulina can also be intaken in powder form with water or as a food supplement;

- The dose that is recommended is 500 mg or 1 g, which are taken from 1 to 3 times a day. Gradually increase the dose, by monitoring how your body reacts to spirulina, it is even recommended to start intaking spirulina under medical supervision;

- It is very important to start with a small dose of spirulina per day, because it has a very strong diuretic effect, which usually leads to unpleasant consequences;

- When you drink spirulina, you should also drink a lot of water, at least 6-8 glasses of water daily.

To intake this valuable algae, you can make a spirulina shake or add the supplement to detox recipes.

Read further:

- What is spirulina used for?

- What are the benefits of spirulina?



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