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Experts Say Algae Is the Food of the Future. Here's Why.


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Frank
- 101 days ago - money.cnn.com
Name the diet, and I've tried it. I'm currently a pescatarian with fish as my main protein source. But I've been a carnivore, vegetarian and vegan, too.



   

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Derry R (39)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 5:03 am
Thank you, noted.
 

Derek R (294)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 5:10 am
Noted, thank you.
 

Animae C (506)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 5:46 am
Why not, human consumption of the blue-green algae called spirulina, which i've been having for years, actually goes back to the Aztec civilization of the 14th century, including spirulina & chlorella, the edible variety used in supplements.
It's a rich source of protein also containing high levels of vitamin E, B-complex, beta carotene, copper, iron, manganese, selenium, zinc & GLA (gamma linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid).

Much, much better than insects Frank!!!
 

Leo C (315)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 8:07 am
thank you for sharing!
 

Lone F (67)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 12:00 pm
Like Animaes comments - interesting article
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 12:58 pm
good article. I personally take spirulina in the supplement form.Been taking it for many years. Thanks Frank
 

Frank S (2)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 2:13 pm
"Much, much better than insects Frank!!! "-AniMae

Thanks, but I think I'll stick to peanut butter and jelly!Lol!
 

Melania Padilla (123)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 2:25 pm
Indeed it is, and you can produce lots of them in labs. It is more sustainable than producing meat for example.
 

Animae C (506)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 8:43 pm
i definitely know you would Frank, the camera lens doesn't lie! : ))

Just going by what the article says;

Other meat alternatives include bugs -- especially crickets, largely considered the tastiest insects.
More than 2,000 edible bug species are eaten by 2 billion people worldwide, and for good reason.
"Insects are rich in protein and essential micronutrients, such as iron and zinc," Halwart said. "They don't need as much space as livestock, emit less greenhouse gases, and have an excellent feed conversion rate."
 

Veronica B (34)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 11:28 pm
Interesting article.Thanks Frank
 

Janet B (0)
Monday June 11, 2018, 7:28 pm
Thanks
 

Angela J (61)
Tuesday June 12, 2018, 10:43 pm
Thanks
 

Sara S (2)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 4:42 pm
While algae might be a viable protein source for the future, biointensive farming is a great way to grow more food on less land.
 

Danuta W (1251)
Friday June 15, 2018, 10:50 am
noted
 

Olivia M (0)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 1:56 am
thanks
 
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