International Journal of Biotechnology and Microbiology


International Journal of Biotechnology and Microbiology


International Journal of Biotechnology and Microbiology
International Journal of Biotechnology and Microbiology
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Algae as a source of food

Rafiullah M Khan, Milind J Jadhav

Algae a photosynthetic life form of an earth contains variety of nutrients. The use of algae as food is a old and widespread practice. In addition to their nutritional value algae are being marketed as functional foods that benefit health. World’s problem of malnutrition can be solved by cultivation and utilization of edible algae. This review in brief gives an idea about role of algae as a human food.
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