Dried Spirulina Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 388

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8g %11

Saturated Fat 3g %13

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 1048mg %69

Total Carbohydrate 24g %8

Dietary Fiber 4g %12

Total Sugars 3g

Protein 57g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 120.0mg %9

Iron 28.5mg %158

Potassium 1363mg %35

Phosphorus 118.0mg %11

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in dried spirulina

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 10.1mg %11

Choline, total 66.0mg %12

Vitamin A 570.0IU %19

Vitamin K 25.5µg %21

Vitamin B6 0.4mg %28

Vitamin E 5.0mg %33

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 3.5mg %70

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 12.8mg %80

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 2.4mg %198

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 3.7mg %282

Minerals in dried spirulina

Calcium 120.0mg %9

Phosphorus 118.0mg %12

Selenium 7.2µg %13

Zinc 2.0mg %14

Potassium 1363.0mg %36

Magnesium 195.0mg %46

Sodium 1048.0mg %70

Manganese 1.9mg %83

Iron 28.5mg %158

Copper 6.1mg %678

Amino Acids in dried spirulina

Lysine 3.0g %134

Histidine 1.1g %145

Methionine 1.1g %147

Leucine 4.9g %169

Valine 3.5g %180

Isoleucine 3.2g %214

Cystine 0.7g %216

Threonine 3.0g %264

Tyrosine 2.6g %275

Phenylalanine 2.8g %296

Tryptophan 0.9g %310

Fatty Acids in dried spirulina

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of dried spirulina is 16.7/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Dried Spirulina has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 53
Histidine 15 19
Leucine 59 87
Valine 39 62
Isoleucine 30 56
Threonine 23 52
Tryptophan 6 16
Met+Cys 22 32
Phe+Tyr 30 94

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in dried spirulina is 5.9 which makes it a high P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of dried spirulina is 2.9 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in dried spirulina as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for dried spirulina is 31/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for dried spirulina

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 0.33 <12
Potassium:Sodium 1.30 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.62 <2
Iron:Copper 4.67 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.02 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 63%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

67% of insulinogenic calories