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Chlorella Powder
Chlorella Powder
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Chlorella (Chlorella vulgaris) is a blue-green algae, known to be one of the worlds most complete foods. It provides protein, carbohydrate and broad-spectrum vitamins, plus a wide range of minerals and enzymes.

Chlorella is regarded increasingly as a highly useful general dietary supplement that provides broad support for a healthy diet. It is justifiably popular among people with active lifestyles. A significant component of Chlorella is the green pigment chlorophyll, which is high in magnesium. Chlorella is also rich in protein. This is a multi-tasking food that deserves a central place in everybodys diet. It does many jobs for many people, and it does them all well.

Suggested Use:
We recommend that you take one heaped teaspoon (3 grams), with water, once or twice a day. It should ideally be taken 30 minutes before meals. We also recommend that you take a reduced dose during the first week to minimise detoxification symptoms. Store your Chlorella Powder in a cool, dry place.

Size: 200g
Ingredients:
Organic Chlorella Powder.

Certified Organic by the Soil Association.
Nutritional Elements:

Rainforest Foods Chlorella Powder contributes to the following health benefits:


  • Brain Function and Nervous System
  • ✔ mental health
  • ✔ synthesis of neurotransmitters
  • Blood, Heart and Cardiovascular Health
  • ✔ maintenance of red blood cells
  • ✔ promotion of the cardiovascular health
  • Bones, Teeth and Muscles
  • ✔ maintenance of bones & teeth
  • ✔ maintenance of connective tissues
  • Hair, Skin and Nails
  • ✔ improvement of skin health
  • ✔ normal hair & skin pigmentation
  • The Story:
    Chlorella is a single-celled, blue-green algae noted for its nutrient-richness and its role as a complete food. It makes available much of the nutrition we require, and its broad spectrum of protein, carbohydrate and vitamin content makes it a highly useful supplement for people following a vegetarian or vegan diet.

    Rainforest Foods Chlorella is a variant known as Chlorella vulgaris. It provides a good spread of vitamins, including Vitamin A, Vitamins B1, 2, 3, 6 and 12, plus Vitamin C. Chlorella is a healthy source of several key minerals, including Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous and Zinc. It is also a rich source of protein, containing 7 out of the 8 essential amino acids – those we cannot make for ourselves and must obtain from our diet.

    Chlorella is also a significant source of Omega-3 fatty acids, including Linoleic and Alpha-linolenic acids. These are required in a healthy diet and often missing in modern, processed foods. As a good, basic dietary support, Chlorella has few peers.

    Chlorella has a tough cell wall. This is regarded as useful for waste elimination. However, the cell wall also acts as a barrier, reducing the amount of nutrients within the cell that are available to the body. The cell wall in Rainforest Foods' Chlorella is broken using a high impact jet spraying process that maintains the nutritional integrity of the cell contents. This means that the nutrients within the cell are both accessible - thanks to the broken cell walls - and undamaged by the method used to achieve this.
    The Production:
    Rainforest Foods Chlorella is grown organically on an island in the South China Sea. Laboratory-cultivated batches grow and multiply by photosynthesis in cultivation ponds containing filtered natural water. Once it has reached the required density the Chlorella is harvested.

    It is dried by a process known as spray evaporation, which retains virtually all the available nutritional value while rendering the product into a powdered form. Next, the tough cell wall is broken. While this is an aid to detoxification as it binds toxins to it as we digest the Chlorella, it also creates a barrier which reduces the amount of nutrients available from within the cell. The cell wall-breaking process does not damage the contents, but does make them bio-available.