Chlorella

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Chlorella is a single-cell algae rich in naturally occurring phyto-nutrients (like chlorophyll and carotenoids), protein, vitamin B12, iron, vitamin C and Omega-3s. It offers support for the mucosal lining of the GI tract and is an excellent binding and detoxifying agent.

BENEFITS

  • Binder
  • Detoxifier
  • Supports mucosal lining of the GI tract
  • Rich in phyto-nutrients and other vitamins
  • Helpful in lowering cholesterol
  • Has immuno-modulatory properties

Dosage
Take 1 cap, 1-2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare professional

Does Not Contain
Gluten

Description

Chlorella is a single-cell algae rich in naturally occurring phyto-nutrients (like chlorophyll and carotenoids), protein, vitamin B12, iron, vitamin C and Omega-3s. It offers support for the mucosal lining of the GI tract and is an excellent binding and detoxifying agent.

In a 2008 study conducted over a 16-week period on 17 healthy subjects and 17 subjects with a high risk for lifestyle-related diseases, chlorella intake was confirmed to result in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, serum total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels in both groups.

A study done with chlorella in 2009 showed promise in reducing endotoxemia, intestinal oxidative stress and bacterial translocation in experimental biliary obstruction. In that same study, chlorella treatment improved BT and intestinal MDA activities.

Chlorella must be taken in supplement form because of its indigestible, hard cell wall. There’s continually growing evidence to show it supports other bodily functions as well.

Why We Love chlorella, the powerful binder

We love chlorella because it offers myriad benefits for patients. In the clinic, we primarily use chlorella as a binder and a detoxifier. It offers aid in binding harmful chemicals, heavy metals, molds, and a variety of herbicides and pesticides. This is why it’s featured in so many detoxification products and protocols.

Not only is it a great help for detoxification, it also offers support for the mucosal lining of the GI tract and provides immuno-modulatory properties.

It is extremely important to pay attention to how you feel when adding in any detoxification/binding protocol. In our clinic, if you respond in a strongly negative way to something like chlorella that is used for detoxification, we are extremely concerned that you are still exposed to the toxin. For example, if you live in a moldy home and take chlorella, you will typically feel worse. You must first make sure you are not still being exposed to the toxin by getting it out of your environment. After that, chlorella can be extremely useful in helping your body clean out that toxin from inside of you.

References

† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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  2. Panahi Y, Darvishi B, Jowzi N, Beiraghdar F, Sahebkar A. Chlorella vulgaris: A Multifunctional Dietary Supplement with Diverse Medicinal Properties. Curr Pharm Des. Published 2016; 22(2):164-173. PMID: 26561078 DOI: 10.2174/1381612822666151112145226. Accessed January 20, 2022.
  3. Kralovec JA, Metera KL, Kumar JR, Watson, LV, Girouard GS, Guan Y, Carr RI, Barrow CJ, and Ewart HS. Immuno-stimulatory principles from Chlorella pyrenoidosa—part 1: isolation and biological assessment in vitro. Phytomedicine. Published 2007; 14(1):57-64.
  4. Uchikawa T, Yasutake A, Kumamoto Y, Maruyama I, Kumamoto S, Ando Y. The influence of Parachlorella beyerinckii CK-5 on the absorption and excretion of methylmercury (MeHg) in mice. J Toxicol Sci. Published 2010; 35(1):101-5.
  5. Bedirli A, Kerem M, Ofluoglu E, Salman B, Katircioglu H, Bedirli N, YilmazerD, Alper M, Pasaoglu H. Administration of Chlorella sp. microalgae reduces endotoxemia, intestinal oxidative stress and bacterial translocation in experimental biliary obstruction. Clin Nutr. Published December 2009; 28(6):674-8.
  6. Mizoguchi T, Takehara I, Masuzawa T, Saito T, Naoki Y. Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease. J Med Food. Published September 2008; 11(3):395-404.
  7. Deng R, Chow TJ. Hypolipidemic, antioxidant, and antiinflammatory activities of microalgae Spirulina. Cardiovasc Ther. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-5922.2010.00200.x. Published August 2010; 28(4):e33-45. Accessed January 18, 2022.

Warnings

Herbs included in this product can potentially interact with certain medications and/or may have adverse effects for individuals with certain medical conditions or allergies. Make sure to consult with your licensed healthcare provider before taking this product. Not for use during pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Store away from children

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