What Is Spirulina? Spirulinafrom THE PROTEIN WORKS is one of the most nutritionally dense food sources in all of nature and be described as a true ancient superfood. It is a freshwater plant that is native to the world’s tropical and subtropical lakes that harvests sunlight using chlorophyll and converts it to protein. Spirulina is a whole food source and a complete protein source, as it contains every single essential amino acid. TPW Spirulina is entirely pure and sourced from the finest natural spirulina and has an incredibly high protein content of 68%, which is one of the peak levels of protein of any Spirulina product currently available. This makes it extremely popular with vegans and vegetarians who are looking for an all-natural source of protein, which contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass. Spirulina is a long-time TPW favourite, being one of the ingredients used in our best-selling Super Greens product, and is great to consume as a nutritious superfood shake or smoothie with either water or fruit juice.. The Health Benefits Of Spirulina Spirulina is famous for the wide array of vitamins and minerals that are crammed into every single serving, with these nutrients offering a range of awesome health benefits. This list includes Iron which is proven to aid the immune system and cognitive function, and Magnesium which helps boost protein synthesis and psychological function. It is also high in fibre and a great source of Vitamin B2 and Phosphorous, so you can see why this green miracle powder is well deserving of its title as a legendary superfood. Spirulina is ideal for those members of the TPW community who lead an active lifestyle and are aiming to increase the levels of vitamins and nutrients in their diets.