Updated! Superfood Chlorella and why it should be in everyone’s diet
By: Pura | May 15, 2020

We originally wrote about why we loved chlorella in 2017 but since then there has only been MORE reasons to love this algae so we’re updating this post with even more studies and facts.

Each tablespoon of the superfood chlorella includes:

  • 5 grams of protein
  • 96% of your daily recommended vitamin A intake
  • 24% of your daily recommended vitamin B2 intake
  • 10% of your daily recommended vitamin B3 intake
  • 67% of your recommended daily iron intake
  • 44% of your daily recommended magnesium intake

Plus you’ll be getting vitamin B1, B6, K, chlorophyll, and phosphorous with every serving of chlorella too. Not only is it food packed with nutrition and essential vitamins, it’s a versatile one that can easily be added to a variety of dishes. Try adding chlorella extract to your pesto, smoothies, salad dressings, or matcha lattes.

As a superfood, chlorella isn’t just used to ensure a well-rounded diet for optimal health, it’s a proven treatment for a variety of health challenges as well.


Helps with Workout Recovery


The protein in chlorella helps with muscle recovery while the vitamins in this algae helps to stimulate blood cells and aid with circulationOne study showed that taking chlorella supplements can help athletes better recover and support the immune system during intense exercise.


Supports Cardiovascular Health


A recent study in Clinical Nutrition showed that chlorella helped reduce overall cholesterol levels and helped us digest fats which in turn supports healthy hearts.

Lowers Your Blood Sugar Levels


A 2012 study showed that an intake of chlorella improved blood sugar levels in a relatively short amount of time by increasing cell activity, which keeps your body actively absorbing nutrients and removing toxins. The result of reduced sugar levels from chlorella is good news for those diagnosed with diabetes.

Chlorella has also shown to be an effective aid in lowering blood pressure. However because of the high amount of vitamin K in it, it
shouldn’t be taken with any blood thinner medication.


Supports Your Immune System


A short-term study recently concluded that the superfood chlorella is an effective immune system booster in healthy adults due to the high amounts of natural killer cells it contains, which fights off virus’ and infections. The high amount of chlorophyll in chlorella also acts as a blood purifying agent and enables the body to utilize oxygen more effectively.


Helps with Cancer Radiation Recovery


The boost your immune system gets from chlorophyll not only helps you fight disease and illness, it better prepares your body to fight and prevent cancer. One Japanese study showed a dramatic difference in cancerous mice that received chlorella and those that did not. Research has also found that it strengthens the body when undergoing chemotherapy as well.


Detoxifies Heavy Metals from Your Body


It’s pretty much impossible these days to avoid ingesting heavy metals from our environment. Pesticides, pollution, chemicals, and other toxins are in our foods, oceans, air, and in the products we have in our homes. In fact, symptoms of excessive toxic build up include fatigue, depression, aching joints, and digestive issues.

Chlorella is a natural binding agent that identifies and rids your body the unwanted chemicals and toxins in your body, such as mercury and lead. In addition, combining it with cilantro has shown to remove high levels of toxins in very short amounts of time.

Promotes Weight Loss


Japanese scientists concluded that chlorella controls gene expression that results in fat reduction, cholesterol distribution, and stable glucose levels. It has also been shown to effectively reduce fat and cholesterol levels by promoting gene expression in the metabolism and insulin-making processes in our bodies.


In some cases, chlorella has shown side effects so speak to your health care professional if you are feeling any unusual symptoms or have any pre-existing conditions.

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