Spirulina, unlike most of our products, does not contain collagen. This doesn’t diminish its nutritional value, however. Sourced from blue-green algae, spirulina – available in capsule form on vitalproteins.com – is a superfood that’s packed with vitamin A, vitamin K, iron and other potent phytonutrients. In fact, spirulina contains one of the richest concentrations of nutrients known in any food. To put it into perspective, spirulina contains 25 times more iron than spinach and 16 times more protein when compared on a per gram to gram basis. 

So, why is spirulina important? It helps to aid in the body’s ability to naturally detoxify while giving our overall energy levels a huge boost. Our Spirulina capsules can be taken daily with a glass of water or can be deconstructed and added to a latte. Reaping health benefits has never been tastier.

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Spirulina also happens to be one of Vital Proteins’ vegan products, an ideal option for those following a plant-based diet. Not to mention, at 60% protein, spirulina packs a protein-packed punch that is also vegan-friendly. Our Beauty Boost capsules – which contain collagen builders vitamin C and biotin – are also vegan. They are considered collagen builders because of these key ingredients, which are needed for the body to naturally produce collagen.