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What is Chlorella?
For those who don't consume sufficient amounts of leafy green vegetables, Chlorella can become an excellent supplement with sufficient source of nutrients and chlorophyll. Additionally, it is believed that such greens have a beneficial alkalizing effect on your body’s chemistry.
Most of the chlorella available in the UK is grown in the freshwater lakes of Japan or Taiwan. Discovered in the late 19th Century, it’s a type of algae that grows only in fresh water. It is then harvested and processed into tablets, liquid extracts or powders for dietary supplementation.
The numerous health benefits of this small three to eight micrometers in diameter ingredient has helped it gain incredible popularity over the past few years.
What are its nutrient contents?
Chlorella contains an extraordinarily high nutrient density. Its ounce (3 tablespoon) serving of Chlorella contains:
- Protein 16g
- Vitamin A 287% of recommended daily allowance
- Vitamin B2 71% of recommended daily allowance
- Vitamin B3 33% of recommended daily allowance
- Iron 202% of recommended daily allowance
- Magnesium 22% of recommended daily allowance
- Zinc 133% of recommended daily allowance
- It also contains an adequate amount of vitamin B1, vitamin B6, and phosphorus
This nutrient score is why this green gem is ranked in one of the top 10 health foods in the world. In fact, per gram it is way more nutrient dense than other greens including kale, spinach and broccoli.
Find out the health benefits of Chlorella
Apart from its popularity as a supplement for general wellbeing, there are many other health benefits of Chlorella such as:
Detoxification - Very few know that it was widely used to help those affected by the radioactive fallout to detox their bodies of toxic chemicals during the Fukushima disaster in Japan. It absorbs toxins such as uranium, cadmium, and mercury by hiding them on its cell wall. Losing weight can also be a bonus of body detoxing.
Protection against disease - Albumin is a protein normally present in the bloodstream, and this microscopic superfood increases the level of albumin in the body which provides protection against diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, pancreatitis, cirrhosis, hepatitis, anaemia, and multiple sclerosis.
Slows the ageing process - Look and feel younger! Studies confirm that people taking its powder or tablet have long experienced- the anti-ageing effects of dietary nucleic acids on their skin, eyes, hair, hands, and other visible parts of the body.
Lowers blood pressure- As for hypertension, this Japanese native has lowered blood pressure in about 50% of cases and also lowered serum cholesterol.
Immunity - A compound called ‘chlorella growth factor’present in it, promotes normal cell growth and boosts the immune system. It’s commonly used to supplement diets of those regularly suffering from colds and flu.
What is the right dosage of chlorella powder?
Three grams per day is a common daily dosage, however, the exact amounts vary with the user's preference and manufacturer guidelines. A higher dose range is of 5-7 grams per day which is quite common too, and at this level improvements in digestion, energy and overall health become more readily apparent. Although it is advisable to start using chlorella powder with a lower dose and slowly work your way up to 4 grams a day. Taking it with food can help alleviate nausea.
Our Exclusive Range of Chlorella products on WeightWorldIf you are finding for this superfood supplement in UK, WeightWorld offers chlorella supplements that are safe to consume and support your healthy regime. The products include:
- Bio Chlorella tablets
- Super Organic Chlorella powder
- Bio Super Slim Mix
- Bio Super Detox Mix
We believe in providing the highest quality products for the best possible price. You can receive your Chlorella from WeightWorld the very next day with our next day delivery service. You can also look for our large range of health and wellness products which may help with your weight loss efforts.