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Spirulina


Description

Spirulina is a food in the "Superfood" category and it is high in proteins. It is a food with a moderate energy density: 100g provide about 14% of the recommended daily energy intake. Spirulina as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Spirulina is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is magnesium and in 100g it contains enough copper to provide 677% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is vitamin_a and in 100g it contains enough vitamin_a to provide 2277% of the daily requirement.

Glycemic Index: 15/100 (low)

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 290 kcal
1213 kJ
15%
Protein 57 g 114%
Carbohydrate 24 g 9%
Fiber 3.6 g 13%
Fat 8 g 10%

Minerals

Iron (Fe) 28 mg 156%
Magnesium (Mg) 145 mg 35%
Copper (Cu) 6.1 mg 678%
Manganese (Mn) 1.9 mg 83%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 2.4 mg 200%
Riboflavin (B2) 3.7 mg 285%
Niacin (B3) 1.4 mg 9%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.1 mg 6%
Folate (B9) 0.013 mg 3%
Vitamin A 20.5 mg 2278%
Vitamin K 0.0975 mg 81%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Spirulina is high in proteins.

Carbohydrates: 27%
Fats: 9%
Proteins: 64%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Vitamin_a. Vitamin_a is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that any excess can be stored for later use. Vitamin A helps the body to maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Magnesium. Magnesium is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Magnesium (Mg) is needed for making protein. It helps the body keep proper muscle contraction, nerve transmission, immune system health.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine