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How to Eat and Cook With Spirulina

5 Ways to Green Up With Spirulina

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The superfood spirulina is a long lost love of health nuts in the 1970s, and I'm here to make a serious case for its comeback. This blue-green algae has gone a little under the radar, but there's good reason to incorporate all its goodness into your diet.

Amino acids make up 62 percent of spirulina, making it a complete protein. It's one of the few known plant sources of vitamin B12 (great for vegans), and it's full of amino acids, enzymes, and probiotics that may help to enhance your immune system and digestive health. At first glance, the dark green powder can be a little intimidating, so here are five easy ways to go a little greener with this superfood.

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