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QUESTION: Jayne,

I've found instances online that say that spirulina is toxic.  Do we need to be concerned about taking it?  Tx Gina

ANSWER: Can you send me the links. I'd like to know, jayne

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QUESTION: Hi Jayne,

Here's three links.  There ore more.  I originally googled around to find the benefits of spirulina and ran into articles saying it has toxic components.


http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/04/29/toxin-contamination-of-spirulina-supplement

http://www.livestrong.com/article/494368-the-harmful-effects-of-chlorella-spirul


http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/dangers-spirulina-7035.html

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I see your concern. I say check your source very carefully. Mix with other superfoods and fermented foods kale watercress mustard greens Acai berries. Don't take everyday.  Here's a link about the benefits. http://www.naturalnews.com/036101_spirulina_superfood_nutrients.html.  also,check this out. http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA401118/Is-Chlorella-Good-for-Health.html#_ga=1.12. Jayne

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Jayne Boyle

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I am an herbalist for 27 years. I see clients for nutrtional consulting and support on herbal programs. I can answer questions on herbs to take for paciticular ailments. I have a web site where I post articles on herbs and holistic health. I carry a line of teas and products that support one on their journey to health.

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I have a healing center and have been in practice for several years. I teach classes one herbs and Iridology and Reiki .

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none at the presest time

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Annapolis Holistic Health Community Newsletter.

Education/Credentials
Dr. Christophers School of Natural Healing.

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