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.
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