Chlorella

Last Updated: September 28 2022

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

What else is Chlorella known as?
Note that Chlorella is also known as:
  • Chlorella pyrenoidosa
Dosage information

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.

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