N&D Spirulina

N&D spirulina, GRAIN-free foods for the WELL-BEING of cats and dogs.
N&D Spirulina is the new and first line of foods developed by Farmina to support the well-being of active cats and dogs. With Spirulina, a super ingredient full of great nutritional and health benefits. Made without grains and with over 90% of protein from animal origin. 

 WHY spirulina?

Spirulina is a blue algae with a characteristic spiral shape and is considered a super food. 
In recent years it is has been widely used in human nutrition for its numerous nutritional qualities. 

A source of fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, it is recognized for many properties:

✔ Stimulates the immune system;
✔ Strong antioxidant activity, with noticeable effects on skin and hair;
✔ Maintains lean mass thanks to its action in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates;
✔ Digestive benefits;

Farmina has dedicated a whole line of food to Spriulina for pets of all ages and well-balanced for their well-being.


Spirulina - the ideal ingredient for active pets

The activity of Spirulina it is mainly linked to a particular compound contained in it, phycocyanin, that together with chlorophyll, regulates the activities of this algae.
The most important feature of this superfood is certainly the ability to reduce the formation of fat. This makes it an ideal ingredient to support the maintenance of a correct shape.

The Genius recommends...

To keep your pet in shape it is essential that it performs proper physical activity as well as receiving a proper nutrition to meet its needs.

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Discover the best N&D Spirulina recipe for your active pet

Choose among 6 tasty recipes with Lamb or Herring for active puppies, kittens and adults.
Available in 1,5 kg size for cats; 2 kg and 7 kg sizes for dogs.

Why suggest a food with spirulina?

Many scientific studies attest its beneficial effects for pets

Digestion Benefits

  • Satyaraj E, Reynolds A, Engler R, Labuda J, Sun P. Supplementation of Diets With Spirulina Influences Immune and Gut Function in Dogs. Front Nutr. 2021 May 28;8:667072.
  • Yu T, Wang Y, Chen X, Xiong W, Tang Y, Lin L. Spirulina platensis alleviates chronic inflammation with modulation of gut microbiota and intestinal permeability in rats fed a high-fat diet. J Cell Mol Med. 2020 Aug;24(15):8603-8613.

Skin regeneration and healing
  • Elbialy ZI, Assar DH, Abdelnaby A, Asa SA, Abdelhiee EY, Ibrahim SS, Abdel-Daim MM, Almeer R, Atiba A. Healing potential of Spirulina platensis for skin wounds by modulating bFGF, VEGF, TGF-ß1 and α-SMA genes expression targeting angiogenesis and scar tissue formation in the rat model. Biomed Pharmacother. 2021 May;137:111349.

Supports the immune system
  • Satyaraj E, Reynolds A, Engler R, Labuda J, Sun P. Supplementation of Diets With Spirulina Influences Immune and Gut Function in Dogs. Front Nutr. 2021 May 28;8:667072.
  • Zhang HQ, Lin AP, Sun Y, Deng YM. Chemo - and radio-protective effects of polysaccharide of Spirulina platensis on hemopoietic system of mice and dogs. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2001 Dec;22(12):1121-4.

The effects on physical activity

Improves exercise endurance
  • Brito AF, Silva AS, de Oliveira CVC, de Souza AA, Ferreira PB, de Souza ILL, da Cunha Araujo LC, da Silva Félix G, de Souza Sampaio R, Tavares RL, de Andrade Pereira R, Neto MM, da Silva BA. Spirulina platensis prevents oxidative stress and inflammation promoted by strength training in rats: dose-response relation study. Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 14;10(1):6382.
Promotes the maintenance of lean body mass
  • Seo Y-J, Kim K-J, Jia Choi J et al (2018). Spirulina maxima Extract Reduces Obesity through Suppression of Adipogenesis and Activation of Browning in 3T3-L1 Cells and High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese Mice. Nutrients 10(6):712.
  • Diniz AFA, de Oliveira Claudino BF, Duvirgens MV, da Silva Souza PP, Ferreira PB, Júnior FFL, Alves AF, da Silva BA. Spirulina platensis Consumption Prevents Obesity and Improves the Deleterious Effects on Intestinal Reactivity in Rats Fed a Hypercaloric Diet. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2021 Jul 27;2021:3260789.