Spirulina

 

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Artikel om produkt med spirulina i til behandling af forkølelsessår

 

Spirulina er godt til mange ting, her nævnes den som eksempel på gode fødevarer til stofskiftet.

 

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Spirulina

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30000909

Spirulina (Aphanizomenon sp., Spirulina sp., and others) is a fresh water blue-green algae that contains various nutrients such as protein, B vitamins, vitamin E, chlorophyll, beta-carotene, and iron. Spirulina has no specific lactation-related uses. No data exist on the excretion of any components of spirulina into breastmilk or on the safety and efficacy of spirulina in nursing mothers or infants. Spirulinais generally well tolerated when grown under controlled conditions.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29978380

To gain genetic insights into the protein-rich microalga, the transcriptome of Arthrospira platensis was sequenced using Illumina technology and de novo assembly was carried out. A total of 6023 transcripts were present in the transcriptome among which 4616 transcripts were annotated with specific functions.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30275428

Excess weight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases, and weight-loss interventions often include systematic exercise and nutritional supplements. The purpose of this study was to determine the independent/synergistic effects of Arthrospira (Spirulina) maxima supplementation (six weeks, 4.5 g·day-1) and a systematic physical exercise program (six weeks, twice weekly) on the body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness of overweight and obese subjects.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30219433

Novel alternative treatments such as food supplements may be an effective approach to weight management. The aim of the present study was to investigate the possible effects of Spirulina Platensis (SP) on anthropometric measures, appetite and metabolic parameters in obese or overweight individuals.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30208279

Various nutritional and medicinal potencies have been accredited to metabolites from the cyanobacteria, Spirulina platensis (Arthrospira platensis) sp. Hence, our study was designed to examine whether the Spirulina supplementation would possess beneficial effects in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), in comparison with metformin.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30126131

Arthrospira platensis is the widely available source of spirulina that contains distinctive natural pigments, including carotenoids and C-phycocyanin (C-PC).

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30104892

Lipid peroxidation and hyperglycemia are common signs for diabetes. Natural antioxidants such as Spirulina platensismicroalgae (SPM) may prevent lipid peroxidation and hyperglycemia. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of SPM on antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in diabetic rats.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30033514

To evaluate the efficacy of therapy with spirulina supplement on semen parameters in patients withidiopathic male infertility.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29771297

Recent evaluations of the risk of dietary protein deficiency have indicated that protein digestibility may be a key limiting factor in the provision of indispensable amino acids (IAAs), particularly for vulnerable populations living in challenging environments where intestinal dysfunction may exist. Since the digestion of protein occurs only in the small intestine, and the metabolic activity of colonic bacteria confounds measurements at the fecal level, there is a need to develop noninvasive protein digestibility measurements at the ileal level.