Chlorella is a genus of single-celled green algae belonging to the Chlorophyta division. Chlorella has been considered as a potential source of food and energy because its photosynthetic efficiency.
It has benefits that can come to aid as antioxidant, high concentration of essential amino acids, aids intestinal functioning and cardiovascular health.
One of chlorella’s main benefits is its detox power. It is primarily due to two components of this superfood: chlorophyll and fibers present in the outer layer of the plant cell. Chlorophyll causes an elimination of toxins and industrial pollutants in our body. This is because it is able to remove these compounds and take them to the kidneys and also to the liver, so that they are eliminated. In the case of fibers, the clearest point is the capture of heavy metals, not to mention that as they are not digested, they contribute to the increase of fecal volume and also to the regulation of the intestine. Contains vitamin B12 which plays an important role in cell growth, red blood cell production and muscle regeneration and is found primarily in meats and some plants. For those who are vegetarian or vegan, this vitamin B12 supplementation is required.
It can be used in juices, concentrated extracts, liquids, and gelatinous bars. It can be added to cake pasta, pancakes, and sweets.