According to Dr. Josh Axe, “chlorella is a blue-green algae like its cousin spirulina. Studies have theorized that chlorella benefits the entire body by supporting healthy hormonal function, promoting cardiovascular health, helping to negate the effects of chemotherapy and radiation, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and aiding in the detoxification of our bodies.
A 1-ounce serving of chlorella contains:
- Vitamin A—287% RDA
- Vitamin B2—71% RDA
- Vitamin B3—33% RDA
- Iron—202% RDA
- Magnesium—22% RDA
- Zinc—133% RDA
In addition, chlorella contains a good amount of vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and phosphorus. (1)
This article will link you to a free, online eBook on chlorella and spirulina by Mike Adams. The most relevant pages for cancer are pages 11, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24. You can read the FREE book at:
For a cancer patient, since these are foods, not supplements, a person might think that there is no limit to how much you can take. That is not true. Chlorella, and perhaps spirulina as well contains vitamin K, which can cause the blood to clot.