Chlorella is a single-cell green algae found in stagnant waters rich with organic matter and in wet soil. Cultivated chlorella (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) grows in freshwater ponds under strict supervision. After growing the main culture to reach the right concentrations, chlorella cells are cleaned and dehydrated. For a long time, digestibility of the algae’s cell wall was the problem, however this has been solved with modern mechanic methods of grinding, improving digestibility up to 80 %. Green powder is then packed or pressed into tablets under high pressure without adding other substances before packing.
Chlorella is a rich source of proteins (55 %) that are comparable to those found in animal products, as all 8 essential amino acids are represented. It also includes B group vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E and beta carotene (precursor of vitamin A), and minerals iron, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, iodine and calcium. Due to the diversity of vitamins and minerals, chlorella is a recommended dietary supplement for people with blood anaemia.
It is also rich in chlorophyll (5 % or even more) which improves the oxygen saturation of haemoglobin in the blood. Some researches show that chlorophyll has the ability to transform into haemoglobin itself (it exchanges magnesium in the porphyrin ring for iron). Many nutrients in chlorella also act as antioxidants and thus neutralize the free radicals responsible for premature aging signs. Cell wall of chlorella contains dietary fibre which helps to improve digestion and binds to toxins, eliminating them from the digestive tract.
The Chlorella benefits
- aiding digestion,
- strengthening the immune system
- supporting tissue regeneration
- regulating blood pressure and blood sugar levels
- soothing inflammations, fighting anaemia
- lowering bad cholesterol levels
- aiding regeneration of tissues
Recommended intake: 6-12 tablets (3-6 grams) with water, juice or smoothie daily
Ingredients: 100 % organic chlorella powder
|Nutritional Facts||Serving size: 12 tablets|
|Energy||33 kJ/9,2 kcal|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Iron||1,4 mg (10 %)*|
|Magnesium||8,3 mg (2,2 %)*|
|Vitamin B2||0,13 mg (9,3 %)*|
|Vitamin B6||0,06 mg (4,3 %)*|
|Vitamin K||36,6 µg (48,8 %)*|
* Reference intake
** Occurs only in natural sodium form
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dark and dry place. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. There is no substitute for a varied diet. Not for children under 3 years of age, pregnant and nursing women.
|Weight including packaging||400 g|
|Country of Origin:||Japan|
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