It is the powder of a green algae that can be consumed as food. It contains about 60% protein as well as amino acids and Omega 3, 6 and 9. The large amount of nutritional values it contains has made it used as food for astronauts in space. It is rich in vitamins such as A and B12. It is used by adding it to fruit juices, smoothies, almond milk mixes, different creams, and desserts where it turns blue to green. It can be added to the preparation of various dishes such as meatballs with vegetables or omelette eggs.