Table 2: Mineral composition of Spirulina (Morocco) (mg/100g dw).

ElementsSpirulina studiedOther microalgae [55]

Minerals (mg/100 g dw)P10088.33 ± 5766.881700–3000
Na14004 ± 397.557000–1100
K2501.66 ± 4.22600–1200
Ca6000 ± 4.66300–2100
Mg100.33 ± 1.77100–1100

Trace elements (mg/100 g dw)Fe80.66 ± 1.77100–700
Zn5 ± 0.6623.9–370
Cu1.22 ± 0.661.2–65
Mn1.56 ± 0.113.7–59.2