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Chlorella (Chlorella Vulgaris) is an emerald green, single-celled freshwater algae that grows naturally in lakes and ponds. Ours is cultivated in a closed sterilized indoor facility. One of the best superfoods, chlorella is packed with nearly ten times the healthy chlorophyll of similar greens like wheat grass, barley and alfalfa. In fact, chlorella's name comes from its high amount of chlorophyll, an important nutrient for cleansing your body.
Our chlorella powder is at least 60% crude protein and is also a complete protein, which means it contains a full balance of all nine essential amino acids. The nutritional benefits of chlorella go on and on--taking a chlorella supplement will boost your daily intake of: Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E.
We have organic chlorella powder, too!
Chlorella: Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick
Our Health Nut and Registered Dietitian likes to add chlorella to green juice for a boost of protein and iron. Just 0.4 ounces of chlorella has 6 grams of protein and 72% of the daily value for iron.
Health Benefits of Chlorella
1. Chlorella is a Natural Detoxifying Agent If you're looking for a natural way to cleanse and detoxify, adding a small amount of this potent powder to your daily diet is an easy way to start. The fibrous cell walls of these green algae are believed to bind to heavy metals, synthetic chemicals and other toxins, making it easy to expel these contaminants from the body. It can also promote a healthy balance of natural bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. This, in turn, may help soothe ulcers, constipation and other intestinal issues.
Toxins are absorbed into chlorella's fibrous cell walls, but our bodies have a difficult time breaking down the indigestible cell walls. The best chlorella products-like our powder-have cracked cell walls to give your body its treasure trove of protein, minerals, and Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E.
2. Chlorella has Superfood Powers: While it's still catching on in the West, this potent microorganism is taken as regularly in Japan as Vitamin C is taken in the US. Chlorella is lauded in Japanese medicine for its immune system boosters, hypertension relief, and infection-fighting power.
How to Use Chlorella in Your Diet
Chlorella is Versatile and Easy to Use: It's easily included in your everyday foods ranging from drinks such as smoothies to guacamole dip. Start off by stirring one or two teaspoons of chlorella powder into your daily smoothie, salad dressing, glass of juice or any other food or liquid. Don't worry about chlorella's taste overpowering your dishes; its taste is similar to green tea and is hardly distinguishable when added to foods. Look for more creative uses for chlorella powder in the right hand bar – recipes include chlorella salad dressing and green eggs and ham! You'll barely taste it in your food, but chlorella will be doing your body a world of wonders!
What Experts Say About Chlorella Benefits
Dr. Oz from the Dr. Oz Show: "Chlorella...acts as an efficient detoxification agent by binding to toxins, such as mercury, in your body and carrying them out of your system. It is the chlorophyll in chlorella that makes it so powerful, as chlorophyll helps you process more oxygen, cleanses your blood and promotes the growth and repair of your tissues."
Muscle Works Magazine: "Chlorella has a strengthening effect on the immune system. It is known to increase production of antibodies that fight infection. This includes the production of interferon, the body's natural weapon against destructive cancer cells. Chlorella allows the body to cope with the onslaught and maintain strength, improving the patient’s chances of fighting cancer."
Rachel Venokur-Clark, certified holistic health counselor: "Chlorella may stimulate the growth of healthy intestinal flora, aiding in digestion, preventing constipation and reducing symptoms of chronic illnesses including diverticulitis and Crohn's disease."
How Our Chlorella is Made
Our chlorella is the Vulgaris variety grown in Gunsan, S. Korea. It is grown in heterotrophic tanks and has a thinner cell wall than chlorella grown in outdoor ponds. This makes chlorella easier for our bodies to break down. The heterotrophic tank is thoroughly sterilized and controlled from start to end and results in a top quality product.
During the heating and cooling process of transforming chlorella into powder, the thin cell wall splits naturally instead of being harshly cracked or broken. This natural way of cracking the cell releases the nutrients needed for more efficient digestion than if the wall was forcibly cracked. Our chlorella is non-irradiated and has a growth factor of more than .4 absorbency. It is also non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism).
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rebecca, fort myers, fl March 30, 2011
“The Chlorella I ordered was received in a very respectable amount of time, the packaging was great, and the product itself is perfect. I loved the follow-up email and will definitely continue ordering from this company as well as tell all my friends! Thank you!”
Lee, Atlanta, GA March 30, 2011
“Amazing service. Delivery was made as promised. They kept me informed all the way from purchase to shipping to delivery. I will certainly continue to do business with nutsonline. Thank you. ”
MARJORIE, BayMinette, AL March 6, 2011
“THANKS A MILLION TO NUTS ON LINE. MY ORDER ARRIVED PROMPTLY AS PROMISED AND WE ARE VERY SATISFIED WITH THE MERCHANDISE AND YOUR EXCELLENT SERVICE. MANY THANKS AGAIN. I AM THRILLED THAT I LOCATED YOUR COMPANY ON LINE. THANKS FOR THE FREE GIFT OF CHIA SEEDS. I WILL BE ORDERING AGAIN SOON.”
Claudine, Kennewick, WA February 19, 2011
“I love Nutsonline! What a great selection of healthy foods. I love the Chlorella and Spirulina in my morning shakes. Thanks for offering the unusual items. I will definitely be back for more. :)”
luz, Brooklyn, NY February 11, 2011
“hey my fellow nuts!!
just writing to let you know that i LOVE LOVE LOVE YOUR BUSINESS and the SERVICE IS FIRST CLASS!!!
i ordered 5 pounds each of spirulina,chlorella,bee pollen granules,chia and flax on the 9th of feb and it was here at my door on the 10th,and all i can say is WOW!!!
everything came freshly packed and cold so was very reassured about the freshness,thank you soo much from the bottom of my heart.....keep saving lives with your healthy products....GOD BLESS”
Cynthia, Lancaster, PA February 8, 2011
“That was super service. The products - chlorella, maca and milk thistle seed - I purchased are exceptionally fresh. The chlorella was really good even in water. My husband was really surprised by the amount of quality product we received for the money we spent.
Keri, kent, wa January 31, 2011
“Thanks so much. Great product at a great price. I made a smoothie with the Chlorella and Spirulina powder (1 tsp. each) some blueberries cashews and banana. Delicious and nutritious. ”
Susu, Sacramento, California January 9, 2011
“From one nut to some other nuts, this has got to be the most reliable and best all around shopping site on line. Every product, from the fruits and nuts to the nutritional powders has been top notch and every delivery has been fast and on time. It is always a pleasure doing business with Nuts Online.”
michelle, raleigh, nc December 30, 2010
“Received my order, very pleased with the speedy service. Thank you”
Debbie, NC December 15, 2010
“The chlorella I purchased was the best priced anywhere, it was good quality, well packed, and shipped very quickly. Thank you.”
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Jay, Milwaukee, WI September 5, 2014
“Great quality Chlorella! A little challenging dealing with such a fine powder in a bag vs a bottle. I quickly learned to open the bag very carefully next time so there won't be a cloud of algae everywhere...”
Serving Size 10g (~0.4 oz.)
(Approx. 45.5 Servings/Pound)
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|Calories From Fat||8.1|
Cracked cell chlorella powder
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. It is ok to refrigerate.
Country of Origin: South Korea
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