The Detriments of Blue-green Algaes Lake Havasu City AZ

Most researchers concur that the use of inactive vitamin B12 analogues found in multivitamin supplements containing vitamin B12 as well as spirulina, chlorella and blue green algae, can deplete, destroy and interfere with active (true) vitamin B12 by competing for the same cell receptor sites.

Katz Stanley PHD
(928) 727-3922
2060 W Acoma Blvd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
David Calvert
(520) 247-8047
5051 N. Sabino Canyon Road, # 1103
Tuscon, AZ
Services
Sports Nutrition
Membership Organizations
International Society of Sports Nutrition

Data Provided by:
Integrative Nutrition Consultants, LLC
(480) 659-0748
10055 E Mountain View Lake Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist

Data Provided by:
Optimal Health Systems
(480) 985-5588
2155 N Avoca
Mesa, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist, Personal Trainer

Data Provided by:
Market Watch
(480) 473-2000
9170 E Bahia Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist, Personal Trainer

Data Provided by:
Jodine L. Wamlsey
(480) 419-8267
7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Road
Scottsdale, AZ
Business
Body Solutions
Specialties
Acupuncture, Nutrition
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2002
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Acupuncture Association
Languages Spoken: English

Data Provided by:
Atsu SOMA
(928) 301-4646
5850 East Still Circle
Mesa, AZ
Services
Yoga, Weight Management, Reiki, Qi Gong, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Music Therapy, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Hypnosis/Hypnotherapy, Guided Imagery, CranioSacral Therapy, Aromatherapy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

Data Provided by:
General Nutrition Inc
(480) 367-8714
16255 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist, Health Spa, Herbalist, Massage Practitioner

Data Provided by:
Magic Bee Nutrition
(520) 326-0888
3161 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist

Data Provided by:
Gurgevich Steven Dr
(520) 886-1700
5215 N Sabino Canyon Rd
Tucson, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist, Osteopath (DO), Psychologist

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

The Detriments of Blue-green Algaes

The Detriments of Blue-green Algaes
by David Klein, H.D., Ph.D.

This article is forthcoming in Vibrance issue no. 4

Blue-green algae supplements come in powder, tablet and frozen liquid form. They are praised for their high quantities of nutrients, including protein and all essential trace minerals, some of which are typically scant in even organically-grown fruit and vegetables. Are these products really suitable for ingestion by humans? After examining the facts, the answer is a resounding “no.” Here are four major reasons why:

1. B12 Analogues
Most researchers concur that the use of inactive vitamin B12 analogues (“fake” B12, or “pseudo vitamin B12”) found in multivitamin supplements containing vitamin B12 as well as spirulina, chlorella and blue green algae, can deplete, destroy and interfere with active (true) vitamin B12 by competing for the same cell receptor sites. (Analogues, as defined by Dorland’s Medical Dictionary 27th Edition, are chemical compounds with a structure similar to that of another but differing from it in respect to a certain component; it may have a similar or opposite metabolic action). In our quest for truth, it is important to differentiate between what is similar and what is authentic.

(Extracted from the Living Nutrition vol. no. 19 article, “Vitamin B12 Deficiency” by Paul Fanny, H.D., Ph.D.)

2. Phycocyanin

Click here to read the rest of this article from LivingNutrition.com