Chlorella is a genus of single-celled green algae belonging to the division Chlorophyta. It contains the green photosynthetic pigments chlorophyll-a and -b in its chloroplast making it a highly nutritious electric food source.
Chlorella is a nutrient-rich superfood powder which is high in Protein, a source of Vitamin E and Iron contributing to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. It is packed with Vitamin B12, known to support in improving cholesterol levels and ridding the body of toxins by binding to metals, aiding detoxification.
Chlorella can be easily incorporate into your daily diet, the superfood can be added to a tasty smoothie, drink with water or sprinkle on a salad, it is an ideal supplement and will leave you feeling energised when taken as part of a balanced diet.
Chlorella is used to prevent low levels of iron in women who are pregnant. It is also used for depression, menstrual cramps, fibromyalgia, high cholesterol, and other conditions including the following:
Conditions resulting from inflammation
Bed sores/ pressure ulcers
Common side effects include diarrhoea, nausea, gas (flatulence), green discoloration of the stools, and stomach cramping, especially in the two weeks of use. Therefore start on one capsule per day working your way up gradually to a maximum of 4-5 daily.
Chlorella is also safe when taken by mouth appropriately during pregnancy.