Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira (formerly Spirulina) that are grown in bulk, dried, and used as nutritional supplements for their high levels of protein, vitamins, and minerals.

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  • noun A food supplement prepared from blue-green algae of the genus Arthrospira found in soda lakes.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Spīrulīna, genus name, from Late Latin spīrula, twisted cake; see spirula.]

Examples

  • Researchers have suggested that supposed B12 supplements such as spirulina may in fact increase the risk of B12 deficiency disease, as the B12 analogues can compete with B12 and inhibit metabolism.

    Folic Acid can mask B12 deficiency

  • formally known as spirulina platensis, a nutrient-rich species of algae that grows in semi-tropical ponds and that is sold in the U.S. as a food supplement and a fish food -- "a key-driver to eradicate malnutrition, achieve food security and bridge the health divide with a special priority for the developing world and the least developed countries."

    FOXNews.com

  • formally known as spirulina platensis, a nutrient-rich species of algae that grows in semi-tropical ponds and that is sold in the U.S. as a food supplement and a fish food -- "a key-driver to eradicate malnutrition, achieve food security and bridge the health divide with a special priority for the developing world and the least developed countries."

    FOXNews.com

  • formally known as spirulina platensis, a nutrient-rich species of algae that grows in semi-tropical ponds and that is sold in the U.S. as a food supplement and a fish food -- "a key-driver to eradicate malnutrition, achieve food security and bridge the health divide with a special priority for the developing world and the least developed countries."

    FOXNews.com

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  • Raw Spirulina Superfood snacks - so delicious made with dates, bananas and spirulina kids love them for their natural sweetness

    Laura Klein: Hitting The Road? How To Eat Healthy

  • Raw Spirulina Superfood snacks - so delicious made with dates, bananas and spirulina kids love them for their natural sweetness

    Laura Klein: Hitting The Road? How To Eat Healthy

  • Raw Spirulina Superfood snacks - so delicious made with dates, bananas and spirulina kids love them for their natural sweetness

    Laura Klein: Hitting The Road? How To Eat Healthy

  • Quercetin, a potent antioxidant, promotes the action of bone-building cells and is found in green tea, red wine and microalgae such as chlorella, blue-green algae and spirulina.

    Dr. Maoshing Ni: Natural Osteoporosis Help

  • Quercetin, a potent antioxidant, promotes the action of bone-building cells and is found in green tea, red wine and microalgae such as chlorella, blue-green algae and spirulina.

    Dr. Maoshing Ni: Natural Osteoporosis Help

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