On reviewing the antioxidant studies of Spirulina it can thus be concluded that Spirulina is a unique blend ofcarotenoids, zeaxanthin, polyphenols, phycocyanin, and polysaccharides as well as superoxide dismutase. With accumulating epidemiological interventions and clinical evidence regarding strong association between antioxidant intake and incidence of chronic diseases, Spirulina has a potential application in prevention and mitigation of cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and premature aging. An efficacious approach to protect the body against consequences of oxidative stress consists in improving the antioxidant nutrition. Scientific studies have shown that the synergistic action of a wide spectrum of antioxidants is better than the activity of a single antioxidant and that antioxidant from the natural sources have a higher bioavailability and therefore higher protective efficacy than synthetic antioxidants. Thus well-planned human trials of Spirulina and its important constituents can provide a conclusive evidence of using it as a possible therapeutic option.
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