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A natural treatment for Covid

IDC Herzliya researchers at Israel’s MIGAL laboratory, with Icelandic scientists, have identified that spirulina algae can reduce the cytokine storm that kills Covid-19 patients. The algae was supplied by Israel’s VAXA (Iceland based) who have EU funding to find natural … Continue reading

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Algae superfood

Israeli startup Simpliigood develops technology for the large-scale production of edible products from the algae spirulina. Fresh spirulina is a superfood (see previous reports) containing 74% protein. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3793117,00.html https://simpliigood.com/

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Algae-based falafel is new superfood

Students at Israel’s Technion Institute have developed Algalafel; falafel enriched with spirulina – an algae containing about 60% protein. The students won the EIT (European Knowledge and Innovation Community) Food Project competition to promote protein-enriched food. https://www.timesofisrael.com/technion-students-develop-algae-based-falafel-to-battle-protein-hunger/ https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/israeli-biotech-whizzes-cook-up-algae-falafel-to-feed-the-world/

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Superfood for Rwanda

Five young agronomists from Rwanda have spent a year studying Israeli agriculture. The most significant project was how to grow spirulina algae, a superfood that contains all the essential nutrients a human body requires. It could save millions of Rwandan … Continue reading

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Israeli kids grow food for Africa

(Originally in Ha’aretz) Pupils at the Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium are perfecting a growth system for Spirulina, an algae that’s been dubbed the “superfood” because it contains 70% protein. The algae growing system was developed in Kibbutz Ein Shemer to wipe … Continue reading

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