Spirulina is quite popular with runners!

Is Spirulina Safe?

  • Doctors consider this to be safe in general.  Depending where it is grown, it may become contaminated and this one of the areas of big concern.  Furthermore, If it is contaminated it can cause weakness, vomiting, liver damage, nausea, etc.  People with autoimmune conditions should normally avoid spirulina supplements, as it may cause issues for them.  


  • Without a doubt, spirulina is a true powerhouse with many great health benefits.  Just take heed, if you are taking medications or have an autoimmune disorder this may cause some issues for you.  In order to be certain, check with your primary care physician before going this route.  On a side note, if you don’t exercise it might be a very good idea to add that into your daily regiment.