Chlorella vulgaris is a water-soluble microalga with a wide range of amino acids, peptides, proteins, vitamins, sugars and nucleic acids. It is a superfood with high nutritional and functional value, produced by fermentation to a light green fine powder, grown under heterotrophic conditions.
The advantages of using Chlorella vulgaris are demonstrated by how it has been traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to assist with low levels of iron, meaning it can help reduce fatigue. It may also assist in helping maintain normal levels of cholesterol in the blood. It also can show antioxidant properties.
The advatnages of Chlorella vulgaris include:
- It is a plant based protein with indispensable amino acids.
- It contains essential fatty acids vitamins, trace minerals, carotenoids and other bioactive compounds.
- Smooth with soft flavour
- Low fat
- No additives or preservatives
- Approved by the European Commission as a food supplement and as a food ingredient
- Water-soluble microalga
- 3 years shelf life
Chlorella has been certified as organic, natural, vegan, non-GMO, allergen free and gluten-free.
It is available in a powder which can be added to food or used in capsules and tablets.