Introduction Spirulina is a microscopic and filamentous cyanobacterium that derives its name from the spiral or helical nature of its filaments.
Anticancer Effects It has been argued that the combined antioxidant and immune modulation characteristics of Spirulina may have a possible mechanism of tumor destruction and hence play a role in cancer prevention.
The effects of spirulina on allergic rhinitis. Abstract Views. Because spirulina is considered a dietary supplement in the U.
Journal of Food Science and Technology. Cultivation of Spirulina in sewage for poultry feed. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics. Reference number Nutritional value of the alga Spirulina. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. The advantage of using herbs and algal products with proven antiviral properties in fighting certain viruses is that they can be used—through immunomodulation—even when the infection is established.
In vivo effects of dietary sorghum tannins on rabbit digestive enzymes and mineral absorption. European reference method for in vivo determination of diet digestibility in rabbits.
Ramamoorthy and Premakumari [ 18 ] in a more recent study administered Spirulina supplements in ischemic heart disease patients and found a significant reduction in blood cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol and an increase in HDL cholesterol.
Belay A. In Vitro Studies There are no in vivo studies providing strong evidence supporting the possible antiviral properties of Spirulina.
The above studies suggest that Spirulina may modulate the immune system by its role in covering nutritional deficiencies. AOAC Int. Belay A.The present study evaluated the immunotoxicological effects of the herbicide atrazine (ATZ) at sub-lethal concentrations and the potential ameliorative influence of Spirulina platensis (SP) over a sub-chronic exposure period on Cyprinus carpio L., also known as common kennelsalasana.com by: · Spirulina or Arthrospira is a blue-green alga that became famous after it was successfully used by NASA as a dietary supplement for astronauts on space kennelsalasana.com by: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation with spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) or/and thyme (Thymus vulgaris) on total tract apparent digestibility of nutrients and the performance of growing kennelsalasana.com by: Spirulina is a biomass of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that can be consumed by humans and other animals.
The two species are Arthrospira platensis and A. kennelsalasana.comn: g. THE NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF SPIRULINA Jacques Falquet Let your food be your medicine. Hippocrates Introduction Spirulina - cyanobacteria has been used as. Partial and total replacement of fish meal by marine microalga Spirulina platensis in the diet of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei: Growth, digestive enzyme activities, fatty acid composition and responses to ammonia and hypoxia stressCited by: 5.