Chlorella is a form of algae which belongs to the “Phylum Chlorophyta” family. This herb literally translates into “small green” in Greek, as it is a single-celled alga that grows in fresh water, making it a very special and rare plant.
Chlorella is a good source of protein, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, chlorophyll, vitamins, and minerals.
- Research shows chlorella positively influences blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, body mass index (BMI) and lipid profile, four factors that often have a detrimental impact on your cardiovascular disease risk
- The antioxidants lutein and beta-carotene, enzymes, amino acids, proteins, minerals, vitamins and fiber in chlorella help boost your metabolism and immunity, fight cancer and increase brain function
- Containing more chlorophyll than any other plant, chlorella helps clean your blood, protect your liver, cleanse your intestines and improve your digestive system due to digestive enzymes