Chlorella is a freshwater algae that is commonly supplemented by vegan populations (similar to Spirulina). Chlorella appears to be a bioavailable source of both Iron and Vitamin B12, and may have other benefits.
Chlorella is most often used for
- Chlorella pyrenoidosa
Supplementation of chlorella appears to be in the range of 6-10g daily. It is unsure why this dose is chosen, but it appears to be somewhat effective. Higher doses have not been sufficiently tested and the optimal dose of supplemental chlorella is not known.