Category Archives: Chlorella

Microalgae As A Source of Carotenoids

Microalgae are an important source of nutrients. Certain microalgae are commercially available and studies suggest they may possess health benefits when taken as a supplement. Commercially relevant microalgae are the green algae (Chlorophycea) Chlorella vulgaris, Haematococcus pluvialis, Dunaliella salina and … Continue reading

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Chlorella as a Source of Lutein

Chlorella species is a group of freshwater microalgae that photosynthesise in a similar way to plants. Like plants chlorella produce a number of phytochemicals that are accessory pigments to photosynthetic chlorophyll, including the carotenoid lutein. Lutein is the most abundant … Continue reading

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Is Chlorella A Good Source of GABA?

Chlorella is a freshwater algae that is a rich source of many nutrients., These nutrients give chlorella particular health effects. Animals and plants have the ability to synthesise GABA, an amino acid that is used in animals as an inhibitory … Continue reading

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Chlorella vulgaris: Effective Antidepressant and Anxiolytic?

Chlorella vulgaris (chlorella) is a unicellular green microalgae. Evidence suggests that chlorella is an effective anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent. Compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects are often useful in the treatment of mood disorders as inflammation and the associated oxidative … Continue reading

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Chlorella Species Algae

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Alternatives To A Multivitamin And Mineral Tablet?

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