Chlorella, belonging to the division Chlorophyta, is a single-cell green algae containing the green photosynthetic pigments chlorophyll -a and -b in its chloroplast. The name Chlorella is taken from the Greek words, chloros: meaning green and the Latin suffix ella, meaning small. Chlorella contains high levels of proteins and other essential nutrients, including complete amino acid chains and also healthy fats.
Chlorella, most recently, has been seen as a new and highly promising food source. Chlorella is a superfood that aims to support your energy level while helping the body detox from heavy metals. Chlorella, native to Taiwan and Japan is a highly rich superfood containing phytonutrients, such as amino acids, chlorophyll, beta-carotene, potassium, phosphorus, biotin, magnesium and the B-complex vitamins. Chlorella is one of the most nutrient-dense superfoods available.