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Healthforce Nutritionals Chlorella Manna Education

Healthforce Nutritionals Chlorella Manna Education Chlorella is a single-celled, fresh-water green algae whose eukaryotic cell ancestors first emerged on the planet around two billion years ago.  Although it lacks phycocyanin (the compound that produces the characteristic blue pigment in blue-green algae), chlorella is one of the richest sources of chlorophyll known, which is responsible for its deep green color. Unlike cyanobacteria (blue-green algae like spirulina and KLA), which lack a nucleus and have thick, gelatinous, easily digestible cell walls, chlorella has a tough cellulose cell wall (20%) and a well-defined nucleus rich in nutrients (80%). Since humans do not produce […]