The Benefits Of Spirulina and Chlorella
Spirulina & Chlorella
It’s a fact that our diet needs to be more alkalising. This requires an increased intake of fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy varieties and those rich in chlorophyll, a pigment involved in photosynthesis that allows plants to absorb energy from sunlight.
Both Spirulina and Chlorella are green superfoods which contain a breadth of nutrients concentrated into one serving, including chlorophyll. Spirulina is derived from a single-celled, blue-green algae. Growing only in alkaline waters, it has a high chlorophyll content and also contains alkalising minerals; Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium & Zinc. For this reason, Spirulina is considered alkalising for the body and can help neutralise excess acids.
Chlorella, a microalgae, also contains an array of alkalising minerals and is involved in the removal of toxins from the body. Chlorella is nutrient dense, containing a wide variety of essential nutrients that body requires for optimal health. It is also a source of antioxidants, rich in (Vitamin A), Vitamin C and vitamin E.
Spirulina and chlorella can easily be integrated into the diet to ensure vitality and wellness. Try adding them to juices or smoothies or even into salad dressings, soups, stews or pasta sauces. You won’t even notice and yet you’ll be on the right track to wellness.