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Dedicated to bringing healthy, fresh foods to market that are sustainable and beyond fair trade.
Ayni (pronounced: "I-nee")is a Quechua word that means "today for me tomorrow for you." Our foods exemplify ayni by providing you the freshest, healthiest food, and our farmers a price for their product that is beyond fair trade. All this is accomplished in a way that is sustainable to our earth.
A product of China. Shamans Market Spirulina is grown in certified organic facilities and pure water sources, spirulina are never subjected to chemicals, solvents, or heat. Chlorella and Spirulina are types of algae, single-celled microscopic organisms that are grown in pure fresh water, strong natural sunlight, and clean air. As they multiply at an incredible rate – sometimes completing the reproduction cycle in less than 24 hours – they are truly sustainable super-foods.
Spirulina (Spirulina pacifica) is an edible macroalgae that is packed with important nutrients required for a healthy body. Spirulina contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12, as well as amino acids, minerals and antioxidants. Spirulina’s goodies include:
A simple 3-10g daily dose of Spirulina can provide you with the nutrients that your body has been missing.
Vitamin A which may contribute to healthy immunity, vision, bone health and cell integrity
Vitamin B1 which may contribute to mental function and metabolism
Vitamin B2 & B3 which may help regulate metabolism and support normal cell growth
Vitamin B5 which may help regulate metabolism and normal hormone synthesis
Magnesium which may contribute to normal bone health and immunity
Calcium which may assist in supporting strong bones
Potassium which may help maintain normal blood pressure in combination with a low sodium diet
Beta Carotene The beta carotene in Spirulina is ten times more concentrated than that in carrots (rabbits everywhere were outraged when they heard).
Protein Spirulina is 60% protein, more than any other natural food. It contains all nine essential amino acids and only a few calories.
Rare Fatty Acid - Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) Spirulina is the only whole-food source of the rare fatty acid Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
Iron Many people, especially women, aren’t getting nearly enough iron. Spirulina is rich in iron, magnesium and trace minerals and is easier for the body to absorb than iron supplements.