Chlorella is a single-celled algae that grows in fresh water. This microscopic organism was the first form of a plant with a well-defined nucleus. Containing the highest levels of chlorophyll than any known plant, chlorella is a great source of protein, carbohydrates, fat, chlorophyll, magnesium, fiber, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins.
Discovered in the late 19th century, chlorella is a popular food supplement in Asia and commonly has been used to increase energy.
Another common usage for chlorella is to prevent or curb the spread of cancer, and to help protect the body of the harmful side-effects from chemo and radiation.
Chlorella has also been used to protect the body against the negative effects of toxic heavy metals we come in contact with every day; such as mercury and lead.
Other benefits of chlorella include:
• Anti-tumor activity against breast cancer
• Enhance immunity
• Increase white blood cell count (especially in HIV and cancer patients)
• Promotes good bacteria in the intestines
• Treats colitis, Chromes, diverticulitis, and stress related ulcers
• Stops constipation
• Treats bad breath
• Lowers hypertension
• Reduces cholesterol
• Detoxifies the whole body from a cellular level
• Promotes mental health
• Reduces asthma attacks
• Relieves premenstrual syndrome
• Treats pain resulting from fibromyalgia
• Protects the body against ultraviolent radiation
This nutrient filled super food contains 18 amino acids (including all of the essential amino acids needed) and 60% of the daily recommended amounts of protein.
One of chlorella’s most unique properties is a phytonutrient called CGF or Chlorella Growth Factor. CGF revitalizes weaken body cells, and helps to repair damaged cells through replacement and illumination if needed.
Chlorella also contains high levels of beta carotene, RNA/DNA and iron.
Other vitamins and minerals found in chlorella include:
5. Pro-vitamin A
6. Vitamins C, E, and K
7. B1,B2, B5, B6, B12
9. Inositol (for cell building)
10. Folic Acid
This super food is mainly cultivated outdoors in mineral rich fresh water ponds exposed to direct sunlight.
The entire cultivation process is designed to ensure optimal nutrient value and purity. The cell wall of chlorella must be broken in order for people to digest it. Therefore, make sure you buy the highest quality of organic, broken cell wall chlorella you can find.
Check your local Vitamin Shoppe or Whole Foods for quality brands.