As more people from all corners of the world discover each day, the ultra-green supplement known as chlorella is proving itself to be an invaluable whole-food dietary supplement. – Paul Pitchford

Chlorella is one of the oldest known species on the planet. It’s a single cell green algae that grows in fresh water, and has been touted as one of the most nutrient rich foods in the world, high is chlorophyll, protein, and Omega 3. Chlorella is known to benefit detoxing heavy metals, boosting immunity, and aiding digestion. Most of the chlorella available in North America comes from Taiwan and Japan, and processed into powders, tablets, and liquid extracts.

How to Enjoy:

Tablets, swallowed or chewed

Powder, added to smoothies, sprinkled on salads

Liquid Extract, added to drinking water

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This post is part of our series Superfoods to Enjoy with Yoso that highlights some of our favourite healthy, nutrient rich, superfood ingredients to enjoy with our dairy-free products.