There chlorella, a green alga that grows spontaneously in the brackish waters of equatorial Africa, is defined by many scholars as the perfect food: several studies have in fact identified a surprising number of health benefits in this alga.
Chlorella, nutritional properties
Chlorella is made up of 60% of totally assimilable noble vegetable proteins, it also contains all the essential amino acids, vitamins and numerous minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, and micronutrients that have an important function in the general mechanism of nutrition.
By virtue of the high supply of nutrients, it is used as a food supplement with antioxidant and restorative properties. Apparently, it is a supplement that can satisfy all the needs of the body: increased work capacity, improved performance in the face of less physical and mental fatigue and rapid recovery after exertion.
In essence, it is a good natural tonic, to which the Ministry of Health recognizes the physiological action of Antioxidant.
Chlorella, beneficial properties
According to experts, chlorella has a high detoxifying action: it promotes the elimination of heavy metals such as cadmium, lead and mercury and other toxic substances such as pesticides. For this reason it is suitable for smokers.
always according to experts, chlorella would be able to recreate a healthy bacterial flora and promote a correct pH level in the intestine, allowing useful bacteria to proliferate.
Rich in Chlorophyll
It is by far the most plant rich in chlorophyll, which together with the high content of carotenoids and other antioxidant factors would be able to reduce the level of free radicals, and limit DNA damage.
Remedy for many pathologies
Studies conducted by Green Med Info would have confirmed that the intake of chlorella may be able to prevent or improve over 40 diseases. The list would include conditions such as constipation, rheumatism, dermatitis, psoriasis, anemia, rhinitis, sinusitis, colds, respiratory problems, menstrual irregularities, liver cancer, menopausal disorders and halitosis. Furthermore, it would be particularly suitable in the treatment of diabetes and in the treatment of hypertension: it would in fact be able to improve sensitivity to insulin
Recent studies have confirmed that chlorophella may be of help to patients suffering from fibromyalgia, by decreasing the intensity of pain.
Chlorella, dosage and contraindications
Chlorella is available in all herbalists in the form of powder and tablets. For a full detoxifying action, it is advisable to take at least 3-4 grams of chlorella per day. Before taking the product it is advisable to consult your doctor. Prolonged intake can reduce the absorption of iron and other minerals in the intestine.