What Even Is Blue Spirulina?

What Even Is Blue Spirulina?

Ok, ok we know what you’re thinking, “That blue color cannot be natural!” We hear it day in and day out and we always have the same answer; blue Spirulina is in fact, natural (yes we might even throw in an eye roll)! Blue Spirulina is derived from blue algae and has been a beloved superfood in the health and wellness community lately. Not only is the color GORGEOUS, but blue spirulina has a ton of health benefits too so your taste buds and your body will thank you. We’re going to take you through all of the amazing benefits of blue spirulina and why it’s our favorite superfood to use in our ELAVI Blue Vanilla Frosting Cashew Butter (and soon to be yours!)

Is blue spirulina good for me?

Blue spirulina is rich in antioxidants, particularly phycocyanin, which gives it its beautiful blue hue. Antioxidants help combat oxidative stress in the body, protecting cells from damage caused by free radicals. This, in turn, can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and promote overall well-being. 

Is blue spirulina good for inflammation?:

Did you know that chronic inflammation is a root cause of many diseases, including heart disease and cancer? Blue spirulina's anti-inflammatory properties can help lower the risk of such conditions by reducing inflammation in the body.

How does blue spirulina help with detoxification?

This remarkable superfood is known for its detoxifying abilities. Blue spirulina helps flush out toxins from the body, supporting the liver and kidney functions. Its natural chlorophyll content assists in purifying the blood, making you feel more energized and rejuvenated. Our skin is our body's biggest organ, so don’t be surprised if you start to glow from this superfood in ELAVI! 

Can blue spirulina help boost my immune system? 

“An ELAVI Cashew Butter a day keeps the doctor away…” But really, with its impressive array of vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, blue spirulina strengthens the immune system. It helps the body produce more antibodies, enhancing its ability to fight infections and illnesses.

How can blue spirulina help with brain function?

Blue spirulina contains essential fatty acids like DHA, which are vital for brain health. Consuming it regularly may help improve cognitive function, memory, and concentration.

Ok but is blue spirulina gut-friendly? 

One thing about us at ELAVI, is we are obsessed with gut health! The high protein content in blue spirulina can aid in digestion by promoting the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. This, in turn, can help alleviate digestive issues and enhance nutrient absorption. 

Does blue spirulina help with skin health & anti aging? 

Many beauty enthusiasts are turning to blue spirulina for its potential skin benefits. It may help maintain a youthful appearance by reducing the signs of aging and promoting a healthy complexion due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Can blue spirulina alkalize the body?

An overly acidic body can lead to health problems. Blue spirulina helps alkalize the body, creating a more balanced and healthful environment.

How Would I Use Blue Spirulina?

One of the best things about blue spirulina is its versatility. We love drizzling our ELAVI Blue Spirulina Vanilla Cashew Butter over fruit, toast, oats, smoothie bowls or honestly…right from the pack! 

Whether you're looking to boost your immune system, reduce inflammation, enhance skin health, or simply add a pop of color to your meals, ELAVI & blue spirulina has you covered. So, are you ready to try it out yet? Oh yeah, and our Blue Vanilla Cashew Butters taste just like frosting!
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