Ever heard of Chlorella?
Chlorella is commonly referred to as a superfood or the perfect food, it packs an incredibly comprehensive nutrient profile and could be considered the healthiest superfood on the planet.
Native to Taiwan and Japan, this superfood is rich with phytonutrients, including amino acids, chlorophyll, beta-carotene, potassium, phosphorous, biotin, magnesium and the B-complex vitamins.
Chlorella is a blue-green algae like its cousin spirulina, and we will compare the nutrients of these superfoods later in the article.
Chlorella is one of the most nutrient-dense superfoods in the world.
A 1-ounce (3 tbsp) serving of chlorella contains:
Vitamin A—287% RDA
Vitamin B2—71% RDA
Vitamin B3—33% RDA
In addition, chlorella contains a good amount of vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and phosphorus.
Studies have shown that chlorella benefits the entire body by supporting healthy hormonal function, promoting cardiovascular health, helping to negate the effects …