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spirulina algae

Ingredient Insights: Spirulina

Spirulina is a single-celled, freshwater-growing, blue-green algae that gets its name from is spiraling helical shape.  Its blue-green color comes from chlorophyll (green) and phycocyanin (blue). Representing the beginning of the food chain, this little organism is a nutritional powerhouse. Historically, it has been the primary protein source for many ancient civilizations, most notably the Aztec of Mexico City and those near Lake Chad in Africa. Benefits 65-71% protein (vegan) which is the highest of any food on earth Rich in...
butterfly on a flower

How to Transition to Spring

I hope this note finds you well. As the nutritionist on deck for Zenberry, I wanted to check in with you and see how you're doing and if you've started adjusting your food and lifestyle to meet the season. You know that living a life close to nature, circadian rhythms and seasonal variation is a healthier way to live. Yet, how do we make it work when we live in big cities? They are congested and polluted and we have overly...