Demystifying Popular Smoothie Boosters

Step behind the smoothie counter and take a look at some popular smoothie boosters frequenting our drinks.

Spirulina

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Spirulina

Spirulina sounds like the name of some mythical sea creature. Although the micro-algae isn't nearly as cool as its name suggests, you will find it floating around in the ocean depths. A 70% complete protein, spirulina contains seven of the 10 essential amino acids and 10 of the 11 non-essentials. (13) Spirulina promotes muscle repair after a tough weight session. It is easily digestible and has been shown to protect the immune system, help reduce cholesterol, and control blood sugar levels. (14)(15)


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