Principal component of Chlorella

Chlorella is taking advantage of strength and phenomenal growth of the cells, the ability of photosynthesis, half of the constituents of the chlorella is made of high quality protein rich in proteins.

Including the essential amino acids of nine needed to the human body, slightly different, but there depending on the type of chlorella vitamins and minerals, pantothenic acid, folic acid, nucleic acids, etc. 20% carbohydrate, also 5%, the chlorophyll in the other There is no change in that it contains rich nutrition also any type of chlorella.

Chlorella when you live in the water, but is made of 90% moisture, which will be effective as an excellent health food nutrients are concentrated and dried to the above. Chlorella is a freshwater green alga of very small, well-balanced and rich in vitamins and minerals of the natural, had been useful as a source of nutrition during the war.

However, Chlorella and higher production costs, after the war from that you can afford the food is exhausted, the next one is as a food has not been noted. Such as space development, attention will be again, and now has been attracting attention again as a health food that contains a good balance is needed Sakae rich.

Because chlorella is a kind of plant, also has been included as a component rich in chlorophyll and also folic acid, etc. The human body can not synthesize. In particular, the chlorophyll absorbs light energy component change to have an alias of chlorophyll, in photosynthesis has the effect of purification of body and beauty.

Chlorophyll in chlorella has many times the functionality of common plant, is one of the component with a better effect also a component of chlorella.

<Reference: from Encyclopedia of chlorella>

Nutritional comparison of Chlorella

●Nutritional Comparison between Yaeyama Chlorella Made on Ishigaki Island and Green and Yellow Vegetables (per 100 g)

Yaeyama Chlorella Carrot Spinach Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8490μg 760μg 350μg 60μg
Factor Increase 11-fold 24-fold 141-fold
Vitamin B1 1.78mg 0.05mg 0.11mg 0.07mg
Factor Increase 35-fold 16-fold 25-fold
Vitamin B2 5.41mg 0.04mg 0.20mg 0.06mg
Factor Increase 135-fold 27-fold 90-fold
Vitamin C 36mg 4mg 35mg 16mg
Factor Increase 9-fold 1-fold 2-fold
Beta Carotene 83900μg 7700μg 4200μg 700μg
Factor Increase 10-fold 19-fold 119-fold
Lutein 503.00mg 1.90mg 10.20mg 1.20mg
Factor Increase 264-fold 49-fold 419-fold
Chlorophyll 3430mg - 150mg -
Factor Increase - 26-fold -
Folic Acid 2400μg - 210μg 80μg
Factor Increase - 13-fold 35-fold
< Data from the Japanese Standard Tables of Food Composition 2010 >