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Blue-green algae among our favorite algae supplements

Is algae finding its moment? It might have taken Dr. Oz to kick-start the fortunes of astaxanthin, but all the other microalgae supplements have grabbed astaxanthin’s coattails. Since the favorable publicity hit in early 2011, spirulina sales have doubled, chlorella has tripled and astaxanthin has grown by a factor of 20, according to SPINS data. Algae might not yet fuel planes, but it feeds many sustainably and remains perhaps the most nutrient-dense food on the planet. Here’s a

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