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- People recovering from long illness are often advised to include the alga Spirulina in their diet because it
. People recovering from long illness are often advised to include the alga Spirulina in their diet because it
a. makes the food easy to digest
b. is rich in proteins
c. has antibiotic properties
d. restores the intestinal imcroflora
Solution ||| The protein performed a vital role in our body and known as “body builders”. They are the most abundant and most varied of the macromolecules of the cell, which constitute about 50% of their dry weight. Spirulina (a blue green alga) is a rich source of protein, many vitamins especially B-complex and minerals. It has a promising supplementary value to the common Indian cereals such as rice, wheat and ragi. Hence, doctors are advised the patients to take Spirulina in their diet for recovery.