- What is chlorella?
Chlorella is a single-celled alga containing chlorophyll and an abundance of nutrients.
- What kind of nutrients?
It contains over 60 percent protein, a very high level for a plant. It provides all needed amino acids which is rare for a plant, along with carbohydrates, all of the B vitamins, vitamins C and E, amino acids, trace minerals and essential fatty acids.
- What does it do?
Chlorella is mostly known as a superfood for its nutritional value and as an excellent source of vegetarian nutrition. However, it is also known for its ability to cleanse. Preclinical studies suggest that chlorella binds to toxins, not to nutrients, enabling it to support the body’s ability to cleanse and detoxify metals such as lead.