Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA) blue-green algae is a particular type of wild blue-green algae that is harvested from its natural habitat in the remote and 4,139 feet above sea level Klamath Lake in Oregon. AFA is a nitrogen-fixing algae that draws nitrogen from the atmosphere to build a complete protein par excellence. AFA has been harvested, filtered, cleaned and dried from Klamath Lake since the 1970’s.
Blue-green algae has an outstanding array of brain specific phytochemicals, massive variety of antioxidants, minerals, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes and other unique nutrients.
Ten grams of blue-green algae contains 300mg of chlorophyll compares to 120mg from spirulina. Chlorophyll helps build our blood and acts as an internal deodorizer.
Contains 15% phycocyanin which helps preload the immune system by stimulating the production of more stem cells from the bone marrow.
Rich in Vitamin C and essential fatty acids.
One of the most digestible and utilizable protein foods in nature because of its soft protein and polysaccharides. AFA algae is a complete protein containing approximately 60% protein and 18 amino acids.
AFA blue-green algae is an excellent source of B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B9).
Rich source of iron, zinc, selenium and magnesium.
Powerful heavy metal detoxifier.
Abundant in adrenal and brain chemical Phenylethylamine (PEA) which is known to increase the activity of neurotransmitters in the parts of our brain that control our ability to pay attention and stay alert. PEA is abundant in the brains of happy people and has been known as the “love chemical” because it helps to create feelings of attraction, euphoria and excitement, just like we are in love or having an orgasm.
Balances blood sugar levels.
Increases endurance, energy and stamina.
Exceptionally rich in iron, DNA, RNA, antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids and beta-carotene.
Fortifies the immune system.
Reference: Superfoods The Food and Medicine of the Future by David Wolfe