Spirulina Facts: Protein Content
Spirulina has is the highest protein content of any natural food Ã¢â‚¬â€� about 70%.
It is also the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most digestible natural source of high quality protein, far surpassing the protein bioavailability of beef.
The absorption of each ounce of protein in spirulina is four times greater than the same ounce of protein in beef.
Since it already contains three times more protein (by weight), that means that spirulina contains twelve times more digestible protein than beef.
The protein found in this algae superfood is complete, containing all eight essential amino acids, unlike beans and other plant-based foods that typically lack some of the essential amino acids.