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Research backs algae's superfood status

Algae just might be the most overlooked of superfoods. Research shows the diverse ways this green (and brown) is good for your customers. The links below direct you to the cited research.

When we talk about fossil fuels—the stuff that fills our gas tanks and heats the globe—we’re not talking about brontosauruses and pterodactyls. Truth is, most of the fossilized oil deposits in the earth are thought to come from a large and diverse group of humble, single-celled plants called microalgae. Nature’s miraculous aquatic unicellular chemical factories—algae to the non-nutrition set—is better known as pond scum. But when cultivated in tanks via fermentation or in open ponds or co

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