Under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Alia Abbas Ali Al-Attar, President of the Northern Technical University, and under the supervision of Assistant Professor Shahla Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Qader, Dean of the Mosul Technical Institute, a scientific course was concluded in the Department of Animal Production Techniques entitled (The Multiple Uses of Spirulina). The lectures were alternately delivered by:
The course dealt with the features of spirulina and its high protein content, in addition to containing essential amino acids in a balanced manner. It also enhances the body’s immunity and is a rich source of antioxidants and a vital booster.
The session dealt with:
Importance: Today, spirulina is considered a superfood for its richness in plant pigments and its high ability to perform the process of photosynthesis. The World Health Organization has also authorized their use as natural food dyes.
One of the benefits of spirulina is that it is rich in vitamins and minerals.
The session came out with several recommendations: