The popular image of algae farming is now bubbling in green columns. The experience of algae farming is not only limited for professionals. In fact, you can start your own spirulina at the convenience of your home.
Because of high demand in growing this kind of superfoods, growing spirulina at your own expense could be an advantage. Because of the high rate of algae growth and their potential density of nutrients, it is possible to produce enough in a single window to significantly meet the demand of supplementing an ordinary person’s experimentalist’s diet to maintain a healthier body function.
For just a few grams of spirulina powder a day proved to have definite benefits to our health. It is by far the most-studied nutritional algae nowadays, both in terms of its benefits and lack of harm to the human system. It has been shown to make a difference in ailment prevention and treatment of obesity to the problem of malnutrition, cancer to heart disease issues.
Though it is not being studied yet, but it seems obvious that the live, fresh stuff – which will be available at your consumption if you grow it yourself – would be even healthier. Eating a few grams of it with every meal makes the meal more satisfying, smoothes out the sugar highs and low level, and does gives you extended endurance as well as stamina in everyday living.
In fact, spirulina is an extremophile, capable of growing in an extremely alkaline water which is inhospitable to almost every other organism to grow. On the best aspects of growing this kind of superfoods is knowing that the product you are growing is as pure and free from any contamination that may hinder its natural growth as possible.
Without the knowledge in harvesting the product, it will be difficult to do so. As a general rule, algal cells are indeed tiny, roughly spherical and difficult to pull out of the water without special technique utilization. This is where the corkscrew shape of the product cells comes in; when a cultured is poured in a nothing more complex than the usage of fine cloth, it is proven to filter out easily, leaving a thick paste, which can be consumed immediately. Contrast that with the need for the process of cell rupturing, drying and product extraction in a typical algal production systems and it is very easy to see why spirulina is a good place to start.