Spirulina for Men: 7 Amazing Benefits To Overall Health

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Spirulina is a type of algae that has been consumed for centuries because of its amazing health benefits. It is now being recognized as a “superfood” because of its high nutrient content. In a previous article, we discussed about the specific benefits of Spirulina for weight loss. Today, we focus on its beneficial effects for men’s health, providing numerous nutrients that are essential for optimal function. In this blog post, we will discuss the many ways in which spirulina can benefit men’s health.

One major benefit of spirulina for men is its high protein content. A single tablespoon of spirulina contains 4 grams of protein, making it a great addition to any muscle-building or weight loss diet. It also contains essential amino acids and can help prevent muscle loss as we age.

Spirulina is also a rich source of iron, with just one tablespoon containing 11% of the recommended daily value. This mineral is important for maintaining healthy red blood cells and preventing anemia.

In addition to protein and iron, men can also benefit from spirulina’s high concentrations of B vitamins. These vitamins help support energy levels, cognitive function, and heart health.

But that’s not all! Spirulina is also packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help boost the immune system and protect against chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes.

So next time you’re looking for a nutrient-dense addition to your diet, consider adding spirulina to your diet plan.

Spirulina for men’s prostate health

Spirulina has been used for centuries as a source of nutrition and medicinal benefits. Recent research has shown its potential to improve men’s health, specifically in the areas of prostate health and testosterone levels.

One study found that taking spirulina supplements daily helped improve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can cause urinary issues in men. Another study found that spirulina may help increase testosterone levels in male athletes, potentially enhancing their athletic performance.

Spirulina as a source of vitamins and minerals for men

Research suggests that spirulina may also have potential as a supplement for athletes, as it can enhance exercise performance and reduce muscle damage. So, not only can spirulina support male health, but it can also help improve physical fitness.

However, it is important to note that spirulina should not be relied upon as the sole source of these nutrients. It should be consumed as part of a well-rounded diet to ensure optimal nutrient intake. Consult with your healthcare provider before adding spirulina or any other supplement to your routine.

Spirulina for men’s skin health

Spirulina, a type of blue-green algae, is rich in nutrients such as protein, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants. These nutrients have various benefits for men’s skin, including promoting cell regeneration and reducing inflammation. Additionally, research suggests that spirulina may also have anti-aging effects on the skin by protecting against UV damage. Overall, incorporating spirulina into skincare routines can lead to improved skin health and appearance.

Some ways to incorporate spirulina into skincare include using a spirulina face mask or purchasing skincare products that contain spirulina as an ingredient. It is important to note that for individuals with allergies or sensitivities, it is best to conduct a patch test before fully incorporating spirulina into skincare routines. As always, consulting with a healthcare professional can also help determine if and how to safely incorporate spirulina into skincare routines.

Spirulina and its benefits for men’s hair

Spirulina has been shown to have numerous health benefits including promoting hair growth for men. In a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, subjects who took spirulina supplements experienced significant increases in hair count and thickness after just three months.

This can be attributed to spirulina’s high levels of nutrients like protein, B vitamins, and antioxidants that support healthy hair growth. Additionally, spirulina has anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate scalp conditions like dandruff or psoriasis that can lead to hair loss. So if you’re looking for natural ways to improve the appearance and health of your hair, consider adding spirulina to your diet. It can easily be added to smoothies or sprinkled onto salads for a boost of nutrients.

Spirulina for men’s athletic performance

Spirulina has been shown to boost exercise performance, increase muscle strength, and improve recovery time. This superfood is high in protein and contains essential amino acids, making it a valuable addition to any athlete’s diet. Additionally, spirulina is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, helping to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation caused by intense physical activity. Incorporating spirulina into your daily routine can lead to improved overall health and enhanced athletic performance.

These are some benefits that men can experience from incorporating spirulina into their diet:

  • Improved muscle strength and endurance during workouts
  • Faster recovery time after physical activity
  • Reduced inflammation and oxidative stress in the body
  • Enhanced overall health and immune function.

It is important to note that while spirulina can have many positive effects on athletic performance, it should not be used as a replacement for a balanced and varied diet. It is best used as an added supplement to support a healthy lifestyle and exercise routine.

Spirulina for brain health in men

A recent study conducted on elderly men found that daily consumption of spirulina improved memory and overall brain function, as well as prevent cognitive decline. Incorporating spirulina into your daily routine can be a simple and effective way to support your brain health and overall wellness.

Spirulina benefits for men’s sexual health

Spirulina has been studied for its potential benefits in men’s sexual health. It is rich in antioxidants and amino acids, including arginine which helps with the production of nitric oxide. This can improve blood flow, helping with erectile dysfunction.

In a study of 60 men with erectile dysfunction, those who took spirulina saw significant improvements compared to those who took a placebo. Other studies have also shown that spirulina can increase sperm count and motility.

However, more research is needed to fully understand the effects and efficacy of using spirulina for men’s sexual health.

Spirulina and its benefits for men’s overall wellness

To recap, Spirulina is rich in protein and also contains essential amino acids, antioxidants, and various vitamins like A and C, and essential minerals. In terms of men’s wellness, spirulina has been shown to improve heart health, increase sperm count and motility potentially improving fertility, boost the immune system, and promote muscle growth. It may also have cancer-fighting properties and help manage symptoms of diabetes. Heart health may also be another benefit from spirulina’s high levels of essential fatty acids and phycocyanin, a component shown to improve cholesterol levels.

Incorporate spirulina into smoothies or juices or take it in supplement form. E3Live Canada offers spirulina in both powder and capsule form.

Overall, incorporating spirulina into a well-rounded diet and fitness routine can contribute to improved overall wellness for men. Get your E3Live spirulina for men’s health at our online store to experience all these benefits and more!

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Ingredients:

 

1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked for 4 hours, or in the refrigerator overnight
3 1/2 cups filtered water
1 vanilla bean, insides scraped out
1 teaspoon Blue Majik powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 Medjool dates

 

Directions:


1. Once cashews have soaked for at least 4 hours, or overnight in the refrigerator, drain and rinse well.
2. Blend all ingredients in high-speed blender for 1-2 minutes until well blended. Store in refrigerator in airtight bottle or mason jar. Mylk will keep for 3-4 days.

Makes about 3 1/2 cups

 

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Ingredients:


2 cups ground almonds*
2 tablespoons date paste**
3 medium ripe peaches (or apple or nectarines)
(set aside a few thin slices of these for garnish)
1/2 tsp Blue Majik

 

How to prepare:


1. Put 2 of the peaches in either a food processor or blender to puree.
2. Dice 1 peach into 1⁄4" cubes.
3. Combine all ingredients in big bowl. You can put into a cylinder mold of desired shape and sprinkle almond and cinnamon on top.
4. Garnish top with peach slices. Makes 4 servings.

 

*how to: ground almonds


2 quarts or more unpasteurized organic raw almonds
1. Soak almonds overnight in filtered water.
2. Drain and put on dehydrator trays for 24-36 hours until dry.
3. Store in airtight container and use as needed for recipes.
4. Skip the soaking and dehydrating if you don't have a dehydrator.

**how to: date paste


25 Medjool dates
1. Pit dates and soak for 1⁄2 hour.
2. Drain and put in food processor.
3. Blend until smooth with no chunks (may need to add water if too thick).
4. Store in fridge.

Ingredients:


1 heaped teaspoon E3Live Blue Majik powder
1 cup almond & brazil nut milk
*2 frozen bananas, sliced ** 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract)4 dates, pitted
1 tablespoon coconut oil
Pinch sea salt

 

How to prepare:


Blend all ingredients together and in a high speed blender and serve.

*To make almond & brazil nut milk place a 1/3 cup mix of almonds and brazil nuts into a high speed blender with 1 cup of water and blend. Strain through a nut milk bag or strainer.

**For frozen bananas - peel them and place in a ziplock bag overnight.

Recipe by Rowena Jayne, Leading International Yoga InstructorRaw Food Chef, Naturopath, NutritionistSpeaker, Writer, Model, www.rowenajayne.com*
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Ingredients:


1 frozen banana
1 1/2 cup pineapple
1/2 mango (optional)
2 limes (peeled)
1 serving Blue Majik (1/2 tsp)
dash of cayenne
pinch of Celtic sea salt
1 cup ice1/2 cup water

 

Blend and Enjoy!​

Ingredients:

 

1 1/4 cups almond milk pulp, strained (OR 1 cup ground almonds mixed with enough almond milk to create a wet 'paste' in the food processor–less smooth in texture, but it is an adequate substitute)
3/4 cup dried, unsweetened shredded coconut
1/3 cup agave, honey or maple syrup
1 generous pinch salt
Scrapings of 1 vanilla bean, OR 1 tsp real vanilla extract
1-2 teaspoons Blue Majik (depending on desired color)

 

Instructions:

 

1. Blend all ingredients together in a food processor until they form a dough. Add a little more agave or some almond milk if the mixture is too thick.
2. Line a dehydrator sheet with Teflex and scoop the macaroons out by round tablespoons onto the sheet. Dehydrate at 115 degrees for 6 hours, or until macaroons hold together well but are still a little soft. Enjoy!​

 

​Additional topping:


To add a chocolate drizzle or to dip the bottoms of your cookies use the following recipe:
1/4 Cup Cacao Powder
3 Tbsp. Maple Syrup
2 Tbsp. Warmed Coconut Oil

Combine all ingredients and use to decorate the cookies.

 

Makes: 18-20 Macaroons

Ingredients:


2 frozen bananas
1/2 avocado
1 tsp Blue Majiko

Optional sweetener: 2 pitted dates
Water - as needed for smooth blending, start with 1 Tbs.

 

How to prepare:


Blend all ingredients until desired consistency, add more water (or ice) as needed to get an ice cream thickness.

Ingredients:


1.5 cups almonds
1 cup dates
4 bananas
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup shredded coconut
1 capsule Blue Majik
1 pinch vanilla powder

 

How to prepare:


1. In a food processor combine the almonds and dates. Process until sticky.
2. Pack this mixture into a 9 inch pie plate.
3. In a bowl combine the rest of the ingredients except the coconut. With your hand lightly mash the ingredients.
4. Add 1/2 of the shredded coco and mix with banana mash. Be careful not to over mix. It should be chunky.
5. Put the banana mixture into the pie crust and evenly spread out.
6. Top with the remaining coconut and garnish with fresh blueberries. Eat immediately.​

For crust:
2 cups ground almonds​
*​1⁄2 cup date paste​**​


For filling:
6 oz fresh blueberries (or berries of your choice)
11 Fuji apples peeled
2 tablespoons date paste, (or more to taste)
2 tsps Blue Majik​


Make Crust
1. Put almonds in bowl and mix with date paste using a fork.
2. After thoroughly mixed, put in a 9” pie pan (preferably one with removable bottom). Line the pan with a thin layer of crust using your hands.

Make Filling
1. Peel 11 apples. Shred 7 of the apples, using the coarse side of cheese grater. Squeeze out as much juice as possible, leaving apples as dry as possible. Set aside 1 cup of shredded apples and put remainder into mixing bowl.
2. Thinly slice 3⁄4 of an apple and cut slices into 1⁄2” squares. Put remaining 1⁄4 apple into food processor with 3 chopped apples, date paste and blueberries (except for 15-20 of smallest blueberries which you set aside). Process thoroughly then add 1 cup shredded apples you set aside and process again.
3. Put all ingredients including 15-20 smallest blueberries in mixing bowl with remaining shredded apples. Stir and fill piecrust.
4. Refrigerate for 1⁄2 hour, remove pie from pan. Sprinkle almond crumbs, then cinnamon on top of pie. Cut into 8 pieces.

*How to ground almonds:
- 2 quarts or more unpasteurized organic raw almonds
Soak almonds overnight in filtered water. Drain and put on dehydrator trays for 24-36 hours until dry. Store in airtight container and use as needed for recipes. Skip the soaking and dehydrating if you don't have a dehydrator.

**How to date paste:
- 25 Medjool dates
Pit dates and soak for 1⁄2 hour. Drain and put in food processor. Blend until smooth with no chunks (may need to add water if too thick). Store in fridge.