Amino Acid Profile of Klamath Lake Algae

Over 60% high quality protein, weight for weight more than any other food. The amino acid profile of Klamath Lake Algae almost exactly matches the needs of the human body, and is in a form that is bioassimilable.

A graph comparing the amino-acid content of blue-green algae and
the optimum amino-acid ratio for humans

Typical Chemical Analysis

of Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae

Essential Amino Acids per gram:
Isoleucine29 mg
Leucine52 mg
Lysine35 mg
Methionine7 mg
Phenylalanine25 mg
Threonine33 mg
Tryptophan7 mg
Valine32 mg
Non-Essential Amino Acids per gram:
Alanine47 mg
Arginine38 mg
Asparagine47 mg
Aspartic Acid7 mg
Cystine2 mg
Glutamine78 mg
Glutamic Acid4 mg
Glycine29 mg
Histidine9 mg
Proline29 mg
Serine29 mg
Tyrosine17 mg
General Composition percent of dry organic weight:
Mineral Content:
Boron10.0 mg
Calcium14.0 mg
Chlorine464.0 mcg
Cobalt2.0 mcg
Copper4.0 mcg
Chromium0.53 mcg
Flourine38.0 mcg
Germanium0.27 mcg
Iodine0.53 mcg
Iron350.7 mcg
Manganese32.0 mcg
Magnesium2.2 mg
Molybdenum3.3 mcg
Nickel5.3 mcg
Phosphorus5.1 mg
Potassium12.0 mcg
Selenium0.67 mcg
Silicon186.7 mcg
Sodium2.7 mg
Tin0.5 mcg
Titanium23.3 mcg
Vanadium2.7 mcg
Zinc18.7 mcg
Vitamin Composition per gram:
Ascorbic Acid (C)0.7 mcg
Analogue Cobalmin (B12)8.0 mcg
Biotin0.3 mcg
Folic Acid1.0 mcg
Pantothanic Acid6.8 mcg
Provitamin A (Beta Carotene)185 mg
Pyridoxine (B6)11.1 mcg
Niacin0.1 mcg
Riboflavin (B2)57.3 mcg
Thiamin (B1)4.8 mcg
Vitamin E0.1 IU
Fatty Acid Composition percentage lipid weight:
Linoleic (18:2)12.4%
Linolenic 6,9,12 (18:3)21.4%
Oleic (18:1)5.0%
Palmitic (16:0)43.4%
Palmitoleic (16:1)9.7%
Palmitolinoleic (16:2)Trace
Trace Stearic (18:0)2.9%