Author Topic: Spirulina improves disease resistance and boosts the immune system  (Read 530 times)

Offline DeeDee

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I realize it's a type of plant, but it might be worth a try if your cat is having issues that seem to be immune-based. I'd stick with a brand that has actually had the iodine levels tested though.


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Similarly, a study conducted on cats found that Spirulina improves disease resistance and boosts the immune system -
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8872496

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Re: Spirulina improves disease resistance and boosts the immune system
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2018, 06:30:59 PM »
My only concern with spirulina is that I've read it blocks B12 absorption, which is why I never used it.  Just my  2cents
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Re: Spirulina improves disease resistance and boosts the immune system
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2019, 08:58:57 AM »
This also is being heavily recommended in the IBD group. I am skeptical. If I had a cattery or a houseful of cats I might consider this to be necessary. Thing is, none of this has long term research to back up whether it is safe or not. It's all new information.

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