Q. Where is the algae harvested?
A. Directly from the Upper Klamath Lake in Klamath Falls, Oregon
Q. How is the algae harvested?
A. The algae is harvested by a barge which scoops the algae from the lake. The algae then proceed to the onboard collection tank where a process of filtration and dewatering occurs. The algae then goes to an isolated refrigerated stir tank that cools the algae for 35 degrees Fahrenheit. The algae is then put through micro-filtration and purification processes and is immediately flash frozen and stored in the frozen state until the product is needed and released to be spray dried and made into products.
Q. When is the best time to take the algae?
A. The suggested time is first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, even before coffee. You may split them up and take half in the morning and half in the afternoon. It is not recommended to take the algae at night unless you want to stay up for some reason (students, those who work at night, etc.)
Q. How much of the algae will my body absorb?
A. Klamath Blue Green contains up to 70% protein, more than any other whole food, in the shape and form that the body need to use it. No change is required- over 98% of the nutrients can be used directly by the body in the same form, the same organic compounds the algae provides.
Q. When is the algae harvested?
A. In the summertime, when the algae is in full bloom, generally from June to November.
Q. What are the benefits?
A. A whole food, Klamath Blue Green Algae is rich in Beta-Carotene, B-12, Chlorophyll, Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids and all the Trace Minerals that your body needs for cell regeneration. It also has the nutritional balance to assist the immune system and enhance better brain and emotional functions.
Q. Can I take too much algae?
A. The algae is considered a whole food. Due to the dense nutrient content of Klamath Blue Green Algae, occasionally someone may experience over-stimulation or slight gastric upset. If this occurs, dosage should be reduced to one capsule until the body adjusts to the algae. After becoming familiar with the algae and it's effects, you may want to increase or decrease the dosage.
Q. What is the suggested dosage for taking the algae?
A. The suggested adult dosage is to begin taking one capsule/tablet per day for the first week; two capsules/tablets per day for the second week; three capsules/tablets per day for the third week ; and finally four capsules/tablets per day which provides 2 grams of algae per day. You may want to adjust your dosage based on how your body interacts with the algae.