Friday, June 03, 2005

Why Elken Spirulina?

Spirulina comes in all forms, shapes and sizes. They differ in their concentration quality and safety due to their cultivation and manufacturing processes. Elken Spirulina is far superior than other brands of spirulina because:-

1) Cultivation
World's first pure clean cultivation pool to produce top-grade unpolluted spirulina

2) Techniques
Almost 30 years experience

3) Manufacturing Process
Designed by Prof. Keiun Kodo, honoured with the Social Merit Culture Award, International
Culture Award and the Commandorian Cross of the Sovereign Greek Order of Saint Dennis
of Zante

4) Quality Assured
Bestowed Taiwan's Golden Award

5) Safety
Approved by Drug Control Authority

6) Scientifically Proven
By Japan Health Food Association & Prof. Yakumasa

7) Manufacture
ISO 9001:2000 & GMP plant certified by National Pharmaceutical Council Bureau

8) Suitability
Certified Halal by the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia

9) Market Proven
For the past 9 years in Malaysia

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Research & findings about Spirulina

Abilities to inhibit viral replication strengthen the immune system and cause the regression of tumor growth.
YSP Medical Bulletin Vol.5 1/4/2001

One of the richest whole-food sources of antioxidants, Vitamin E and beta-carotene… clinically documented to boost the immune system.
Sunday Star 14/9/1997

Spirulina can inhibit viruses from replicating enhance activity of white blood cells and boost the body’s production of antibodies. A recent study at OCCCD (Osaka Centre for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases) in Japan indicates that spirulina increased the number and effectiveness of the body’s natural killer cells that seek out cancer cells.
Sunday Star 22/6/2003

A Russian patent was awarded to spirulina for improving the immunity of the ‘Children of Chernobyl’ suffering from radiation illness. Reports from HIV-positive patients and children with malnutrition show that spirulina helps to boost the immune system.
Petaluma, CA April 1995

Spirulina is one of the most nutritious foods known to mankind
Daily Express 17/5/1998

Weight for weight, spirulina has 60% protein compared to 34% in soybean, 17% in beef… easily digested and its nutrients effortlessly assimilated… spirulina extracts strengthens cell membranes and prevents the penetration of the virus…
Sunday Star 22/6/2003

Spirulina is a naturally digestible food that aids in protecting the immune system, in cholesterol reduction and in mineral absorption… helps cleanse and heal.
Phyllis A. Balch & James F. Balch
Prescription for Nutritional Healing

Spirulina dramatically strengthens the immune system. Spirulina caused the cells to display more effective microbial killing. The whole immune systems array of killer cells, helper cells and antibody production is supercharged.
, CA

More than just a food, research has shown spirulina to be valuable in weight control, allergies, visual problems, carbohydrate disorbers, anemia and many other disease conditions.
Jack Joseph Challem
Health & Nutrition Writer

Spirulina helps reduce cholesterol and provide immunity to diseases.
The Straits Times, Singapore 19/5/2001

Rich in amino acids, chelated minerals, chlorophyll, natural plant sugars, trace elements and enzymes, spirulina is one of nature’s most powerful foods.
The Straits Times, 30/1/2001

The quickest and easiest way to ensure proper pH balance may be by taking spirulina. Called nature’s superfoods, its nutrients make it more potent than plants, grains or herbs.
The Straits Times, 2/9/1999

Spirulina is the perfect energy food for people of all ages and lifestyles. It is an extremely digestible, high-energy, low-calorie, low-fat natural food…
Kelly J Moorhead & Helen C. Morgan
Spirulina – Nature’s Superfood

Having stood the test of time, environmental changes and UV-rays, till this day, the Spirulina has aptly maintained in itself a complete nutrient composition.
Nanyang Siang Pau Newspaper
‘Health in Priority’ Section 4/5/2000

Spirulina is the only plant that contains the Vitamin B12. It therefore contains almost all nutrients vital to the human body, at a balanced amount. Imbalanced source of nutrients can lead to diseases.
Jiang Huang Rong
Clinical Trials Health Benefit of Spirulina in Taiwan

The WHO had declared Spirulina as the ‘food for tomorrow’ for its nutritive value which is worth more than most vegetables. According to BCSIR scientists, just 3g spirulina eaten daily by a severely malnourished person would in three weeks make the person healthier.

It id recognized by the UN, WHO snd NASA that Spirulina addresses the 5 most important health issues of this age-strengthening the immune system supporting cardiovascular health and lowering cholesterol; improving gastrointestinal and digestive health; enhancing natural cleansing and detoxification; reducing cancer risks with antioxidant protection.

…scientists have established that patients consuming Blue-green Algae show improvements in general endurance, vitality and wellbeing.
Gillian Cribbs
Nature’s Superfood Blue-Green Algae Revolution

Spirulina has great rejuvenating effects and produces substantial increases in energy in athletes.
Dr. Michael Sharon
Complete Nutrition

Spirulina is a powerful tonic for the immune system. Medical scientists find Spirulina stimulates the immune system, enhances the body’s ability to generate new blood cells.
Richard Kozlenko DPM, Ph.D. M.P.H. Ronald H. Henson
Latest Scientific Research on Spirulina

Spirulina contains most of the vitamins and minerals and all of the essential body-building amino acids required by the human immune system. No wonder people are calling Spirulina the staple pf the future, the health food of today.
The Whole Truth about Spirulina
Documented Results By Health Care Professionals

Spirulina is superior to Chlorella… it is multicellular with a size of 100 times that of Chlorella and has about twice its digestibility.
Dr. Hiroshi Nakamura
Director of Micro algae Research Institute of Japan

Spirulina activates many of the different immune system cells and organs involved with immune function, and are often recommended to treat high cholesterol. Spirulina is an important food supplement for children.
The Natural Physician’s Healing Therapies Mark Strangler MD
Associate Clinical Professor at National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon

As we increased the concentration (of spirulina extract), there is a dramatic decrease in the number of oral cancer cells.
Dr. Christopher Hills, Dr. Schwartz, Dr. Shklar et al
Developed from Harvard Study

Monday, May 30, 2005


Honest & ethical business dealings & management practices
Building credible & well-respected entrepreneurs

Top 5 Best People Developers & Outstanding Entrepreneur Award 2003
Willingness to share knowledge
Empower distributors & employees
Top distributors (i.e. MCCMs) are management partners

The Malaysia Book of Records & World Health Organization (WHO)
Largest blood donor from private sector
Tireless contribution in terms of resources, time and money towards a noble cause

"Excellence Brand" Award
Development of corporate quality-minded culture
Successful implementation of strategic business plans
Effective & efficient management of human resources
Accomplishment as a business leader with competitive edge

About Elken

As an organization, not only do we empower Elkeniens with knowledge, determination and opportunities, we also believe in the power of humanity as our operational fulcrum and guiding principle. Through our extensive networking, we have the means to reach out and touch everyone with our way of life, which we have built around 4 key areas:-

1) Personal & Professional Development
The Edge ranked Elken among the Top Five Best People Developers for our emphasis on social participation, career development and learning. For the same reasons, Elken top distributors had previously received Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards.

2) Honesty and Integrity
We were conferred the Honesty Enterprise Awards by Asia Pacific International Malaysia for our honest practices and transparent culture.

3) Caring, Sharing & Social Resposibility
On World Blood Donor Day 2004, a day set by WHO to honour blood donors worldwide, we were honoured for our heartfelt donation of the highest units of blood among commercial organizations in 2003 by the Malaysia Minister of Health. For this effort, we were also recognized by the Malaysia Book of Records.

4) Leadership & Commitment to Excellence
Elken was recognised with an "Excellence Brand" award at the 3rd Asia-Pacific / Malaysia e-Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2004 for building a quality-minded culture of intelligence, interaction and innovation within our organisation.

While some companies may favour the balanced sheet, we choose balanced lives as the primary goal. And while others may be aggressive in their business approach, Elken believes in the power of humanity to fulfill our social and corporate responsibility.