Potential health benefits of spirulina microalgae*

@article{Capelli2010PotentialHB,
  title={Potential health benefits of spirulina microalgae*},
  author={Bob Capelli and Gerald R. Cysewski},
  journal={Nutrafoods},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={19-26}
}
SummaryThe purpose of this paper is to first describe the species Arthrospira platensis, previously referenced as ‘Spirulina platensis’ (commonly referred to as ‘Spirulina’), and then to provide a review of the literature in regards to four main areas of Spirulina research: Immune system modulation; anti-viral activity; cancer preventive properties, and cardiovascular benefits. This paper focuses on research done since the year 2000, but references some important work completed before 2000 in… CONTINUE READING
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