Treasure Your Sweetheart While Going Green this Valentine's Day with ENERGYbits® Spirulina Algae You'll Protect Their Heart and the Environment Too

BOSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is known as a day full of heart-shaped chocolate boxes. But maybe this year we should focus on heart health instead.  The sobering reality is that 68 million adults in the USA have high blood pressure, 71 million have high cholesterol, and one in three has cardiovascular disease. The good news is that heart disease is slowly decreasing, thanks in part to Omega 3, which helps reduce all forms of heart disease. The bad news is that the skyrocketing demand for fish oil due to the popularity of Omega 3 has led to overfishing and an environmental crisis, with entire fish species disappearing. A safer, more sustainable source of heart-healthy Omega 3 is urgently needed. Fortunately, Bits of Health Inc. has one. Algae.

Algae not only provides all the critical Essential Fatty Acids and Omega 3 found in fish oil, it is also the most nutrient-dense food in the world and has been used by NASA astronauts and Olympic athletes for decades. The only problem with algae is that no one in America knows about it!  But the sustainability crisis caused by the mass over harvesting of fish oil has forced environmentalists and health professionals to find an alternative source of heart healthy Omega 3 that doesn't damage the oceans or pollute them with toxins.  Toxins have already created entire dead zones in The Gulf of Mexico and caused many of our current chronic diseases, including heart disease so a safer, more sustainable solution is clearly needed.  Fortunately it's already here. It's algae.

Bits of Health Inc., a four-year-old Boston based nutrition company, is leading the charge to make algae's heart benefits easy for Americans to understand and safe to take. Algae is already a multibillion dollar industry in Asia, where it is prized for all of its health benefits, including heart health. To get the word out about algae, Bits of Health Inc. has been working with hundreds of athletes, including many in the NHL, NFL, MLB and Olympics. With the help of these athletes, they are getting their message out to consumers about the long list of health benefits that algae provides.  Their two brands, called ENERGYbits® and SKINNYbits® have won accolades nationwide from cardiologists, dieticians and consumers, not only for improving heart health and lowering blood pressure, but also for increasing energy and preventing mental fatigue, all naturally and all without caffeine, sugar or chemicals.

ENERGYbits® and SKINNYbits® are both 100% spirulina algae and can be easily swallowed or chewed on the go. These "bits of food" are virtually a mini meal and contain so much nutrition, they will fill you up and energize you instantly. All for just one calorie per tab.  Like fish oil, they also boast the same heart healthy Omega 3 and have the second highest concentration of the Essential Fatty Acid GLA (second only to mothers milk). But the good news doesn't stop there.  While there is only one ingredient in ENERGYbits® and SKINNYbits®, they both contain the highest concentration of protein, chlorophyll, antioxidants and electrolytes in the world, as well as forty other vitamins and minerals.  Most importantly, unlike fish, Bits of Health's algae is safe, toxin-free and good for the environment because it is grown organically, safely and sustainably in fresh water tanks. Maybe that's why Dr. Oz now recommends algae oil as the safest source of Omega 3, not fish oil.

So, this Valentine's Day, make the environmentalists, cardiologists and your sweetheart happy. Bring home ENERGYbits® or SKINNYbits® algae bits instead of a heart-shaped chocolate box. These little green bits of algae will not only love your waistline more than chocolate, they'll protect your heart, your loved ones and the oceans too. Nothing fishy about that. For more information or to purchase yours, visit,,,,

About Bits of Health, Inc.

Bits of Health™ Inc. is a four-year-old, nutrition company based in Boston, MA making algae easy to understand and easy to take. The company sells four brands of algae bits that are swallowed or chewed by the handful: ENERGYbits®, RECOVERYbits®, SKINNYbits® and VITALITYbits®. Each brand provides different benefits including increased energy, improved heart health, lowered blood pressure, boosted immune system, reduced hunger, reduced fatigue, reduced weight, fewer colds or hangovers, removal of toxins, and all of the green nutrition missing from American diets. For more information or to purchase yours, visit the company's five websites:,,, and

Media Contact:
Catharine Arnston
Bits of Health, Inc. 

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