This superfood is a form of algae related to spirulina and believed to be native to Japan and Taiwan.


This intense green powerhouse is full of phytonutrients due to its high concentration of chlorophyll which is the reason for its distinctive somewhat bitter taste.


Chlorella can normally be obtained in pill or powder form.



Health Benefits

  • Although they should be obtained partially cracked, cell walls are extremely beneficial in removing toxins and also reducing the sugar content in the bloodstream. (1)


  • Very high in protein which is beneficial for the body to build muscles, enzymes, hormones and haemoglobin. (2)


  • High in carotenoids which helps to reduce LDLs in the blood which significantly reduces coronary heart disease related problems and helps to promote weight loss. (3)


  • Its high chlorophyll content protects the body against ultraviolet radiation treatments whilst removing radioactive particles from the body. (4)


  • It is effective in treating respiratory infections and flu-like symptoms. (5)


  • Provides tremendous immune protection which helps your body to naturally fight off diseases.(6)


  • Reduces oxidative stress which can be caused from pollution and in promotes youthful skin. (8)


Be sure to purchase cracked cell wall chlorella as its cellular walls are hard for human digestion.


Chlorella Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 100 grams, dried

  Amt. Per 
% Daily 
Calories 403
Calories from Fat
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 0.951 g
Trans Fat
Total Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fibre 0.3 g
Sugar  1 g
Protein 59 g
Vitamin A0% Vitamin C
Calcium63% Iron

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.





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