Spirulina is a common form of food supplement which is rich in Vitamins. It is a naturally growing plant which is found in freshwater pools. The spirulina powder is known as a super food as this supplement provides the basic nutrients and helps in gaining energy. It is not consumed in its natural form but is dried first and powdered and then used. All the ingredients available in spirulina powder are desirable in order to optimize your body’s function. It is a health supplement which can give your good health and a fit body.
The powdered form contains different Vitamins such as includes thiamine or B1, riboflavin or B2, nicotinic acid or B3, pyridoxine or B6, folic acid or B9, vitamin C, vitamin D, and vitamin E. The other major ingredients which are available in the spirulina are the minerals such as calcium, chromium, copper, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, selenium, sodium, potassium, and zinc. All these minerals satisfy all your energy requirement and nutrient needs. For having the health benefits you must consume the pure form of spirulina powder, otherwise it becomes not so healthy. Usually, the powder available in the market contains artificial preservatives and additives to make them tastier. It is recommended not to buy such artificial supplements as it will adversely affect your body and may result into some serious health issues.
With a fit body we need a fit and active mind as well, for which a proper sleep is a must. Mostly people these days suffer from insomnia for which melatonin is a good option. But before you choose to take melatonin, it is recommended to consult with your doctor first. Get advice on the quantity you need to consume and what is the best time to take it. It is commonly observed that the consumption of these health supplements have some side effects, melatonin is no different. It has few side effects such as headache, dizziness, drowsiness and cramps at times. Use this supplement but under the supervision of a medical expert, else you can have serious health issues.
Spirulina and Melatonin: Effective Ingredients for a Fit Body and Mind by Hemant Chourasia