Chlorella is single celled, microscopic, freshwater green algae that is abundantly filled with chlorophyll. Chlorella contains rich amounts about 3-5 percent of chlorophyll and is highly beneficial for the body. It is an excellent source of nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins C and E, all types of B vitamins, and some trace minerals. A combination of all these nutrients makes it very close to being a complete food. The amount of vitamin B12 present in chlorella is even more than the liver. Chlorella has numerous benefits to the body which include:
1.Helps to maintain body pH.
In today’s world our diets usually contains lots of sugar, meat, white flour, processed and junk food. These foods forms high amounts of acid in the body and make the PH of the body acidic. Disturbance the body pH makes us feel stressed and uncomfortable. Chlorella is alkaline in nature and helps our bodies to maintain a neutral pH.
2.Helps to reduce stress.
Including alkaline foods such as chlorella in our diets helps to keep the nerves calm and aids in dealing with stress.
3.Helps in detoxification of the body.
Chlorella is highly effective in eliminating poisonous and toxic substances from the body. Poisonous substances like Mercury get accumulated in the intestines, excessive quantities of which are harmful for the entire system. Chlorella is fibrous in nature and helps the intestines to support the process of digestion. As a result mercury from the intestines is eliminated through stool.
4.Purification of the blood.
Chlorella acts as a cleansing agent, cleaning the bowels and other parts of the excretory system. As a net effect of all this blood flowing through the body is kept clean, keeping the body tissues free form metabolic wastes.
5.Helps in the treatment of anemia.
Chlorella aids in the production of red blood cells in the body. These cells are responsible for carrying oxygen to different cells of the body including the brain. This natural alga is therefore used for the treatment of anemia
6.Enhances the immunity.
Chlorella is rich in chlorophyll and regular intake of this algal product helps to enhance the immunity of the body. Regular users of chlorella are naturally protected from many diseases including some fatal ones like cancer.
7.Delays ageing and its effects.
Chlorella helps to increase the process of cellular regeneration, which involves the rapid formation of new cells and replacement of worn out cells. Regular intake of chlorella slows the process of aging and other effects of aging on the body.
Intake of chlorella also maintains blood sugar levels and blood pressure. Such a natural, healthy and useful substance should surely be made a regular part of your diets and stay healthy for your life.