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Spirulina Recommended Dosage

"I would eat spirulina morning, noon, and night." "The algae positively affects me, so I want to eat more and more of it." "Why should I limit myself to a superfood? The more I eat, the better."

Presenting these quotes (which you might relate to) addresses the sensitive and somewhat overlooked topic of the recommended spirulina dosage. You may be surprised, but this superfood should be consumed according to the recommended dosage.

How Can a Single-Celled Algae, Which Is a Superfood, Have a Recommended Daily Dosage?

We know what you're thinking: how can there be a limit on the dosage of such a healthy algae with positive effects on the body? As is known, the keyword is balanced, even with things recommended for consumption and action in the name of health.

For example, although running is a recommended aerobic activity, it is advisable not to run every day to prevent short-term and long-term injuries. Similarly, with protein intake, although the body needs it, it cannot be consumed without limit.

We find it appropriate to focus on the recommended spirulina dosage simply because many adhere to the formula: "Everything healthy can be eaten without limit." In practice, this is not quite true, and we recommend not exceeding 20 grams of spirulina per day.

Weigh Each Serving of Spirulina? Of Course Not!

Did you think you would need to weigh every gram of spirulina you eat? Think again. All the fresh spirulina packs we offer, come divided into measured servings of about 20 grams. The division of spirulina into portions is intended to ensure two main things:

  • A convenient and simple consumption experience
  • Preventing a situation where you consume an unusually high amount (which could lead to side effects)

So, how many grams of protein are in a serving of spirulina?

The abundance of spirulina's nutritional benefits has earned it the title of "superfood." Want to get to know it a little better beyond the topic of recommended spirulina dosage? You are welcome to check out the full nutritional values listed on our products (right here on the website!). Nevertheless, we are happy to present to you right now two values that are sure to interest you very much:

  • 3 grams of protein
  • 15 calories

So, who said it's hard to enrich the body with plant-based proteins? Our spirulina is 100% natural and suitable for vegans whose diet is based solely on plant-based foods. Additionally, since our product is 100% natural and contains nothing but algae, it is suitable for those avoiding gluten.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recommended daily dosage for consuming fresh spirulina?

The recommended daily spirulina intake varies according to age, needs, and health goals. The general guideline is to consume between 1 and 5 grams per day of dry spirulina or 10 to 20 grams per day of frozen spirulina. It is important to note that there is a difference between consuming spirulina in its dry form (powder, tablets, or flakes), frozen form, and fresh form.

What is the recommended daily dosage for consuming frozen spirulina?

The recommended dosage for an adult is one shot of frozen spirulina per day, and for a child, half a shot. In cases of severe nutritional deficiency or illness, more spirulina can be consumed. It is important to remember that spirulina is not a medicine but a superfood that can help improve overall health. Therefore, it is essential to consult with doctors or nutrition experts to determine the recommended daily dosage of frozen spirulina based on your age and health goals.

How much spirulina is recommended to improve general well-being?

The consumption of spirulina and the recommended dosage for improving general well-being depend on various factors such as age, gender, diet, and overall health. The recommended daily dosage is 20 grams for an adult. It is possible to consume up to 5 servings, 100 grams per day, due to the iron content in the algae. Each 20-gram serving contains about one-fifth of the recommended daily iron intake. Spirulina can be consumed anytime, but we recommend taking it in the morning or mid-day to enjoy increased alertness and vitality throughout the day.

Is there a recommended dosage for adults?

Yes. The recommended daily dosage for an adult is 20 grams. Due to the iron content in the algae, it is possible to consume up to 5 servings, which is 100 grams per day. Each 20-gram serving contains about one-fifth of the recommended daily iron intake. Spirulina can be consumed at any time of the day. We recommend taking it when you feel tired to enjoy increased alertness and vitality throughout the day.

Is there a recommended dosage for athletes?

The recommended dosage for spirulina consumption depends on various factors such as age, gender, level of physical activity, and health goals. It is recommended to start with a low dosage (0.5 grams per day) and gradually increase as needed. Athletes can consume 30-40 grams, preferably immediately after training.

Clinical Study Findings



1 gram per day

Improved aerobic performance, reduced muscle fatigue, and decreased muscle soreness after exercise.

2-3 grams per day

Improved muscle strength endurance and reduced signs of inflammation after prolonged exercise.

4-5 grams per day

Improved immune system health, reduced risk of infections, and accelerated recovery from injuries.

So, no, you don't need to memorize or weigh the recommended daily amount – 20 grams—simply because our spirulina comes to you in pre-portioned servings. Do you have more questions about the recommended spirulina dosage, recipes in which it can be incorporated or its benefits? Call now:  +1 (347) 474-0172 or contact us on the website.


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