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Nutrition information & benefits

by Sun Chlorellauk
Nutrition information & benefits

From as early as 1930′s, chlorella was the subject of international research as a good quality staple food at times of food shortages.

By the 1960′s, research had shifted to health benefits as its incredible nutritional yield was understood. By 1970′s chlorella was very well known as health food in The Far East.

Nutritional therapists and other Practitioners of complementary medicine have been recommending Sun Chlorella for many years. Examples are because chlorella contributes to immune health and also because it helps to maintain a normal colonic function.

CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS FOR SUN CHLORELLA® ‘A’

Current Supplement Facts


% of NRV

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/ 100g / 3g
Moisture g 4.8 0.1
Protein g 54.7 1.6
Fat g 11.9 0.4
Ash g 7.2 0.2
Total carbohydrate g 21.4 0.6
Sugar g 8.9 0.3
Dietary fibre g 12.5 0.375
Energy kcal 387 12
Sodium mg 38.1 1.1
Phosphorus g 1.61 0.0483 7
Iron mg 162.0 4.9 35
Calcium mg 748.0 22.4
Potassium mg 991.0 29.7
Magnesium mg 357.0 10.7
Copper mg 0.20 0.01
Zinc mg 0.92 0.03
Iodine mg not detected not detected
Manganese mg 36 1.08 54
Chlorophyll mg 2,100 63
Chlorophyll B mg not detected not detected
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents) µg 3,508 105 13
Retinol µg not detected not detected
a-carotene µg 6,300 189
β-carotene µg 17,900 537
Vitamin B1 mg 1.54 0.05
Vitamin B2 mg 4.67 0.14 10
Vitamin B6 mg 1.54 0.05
Vitamin B12 mg 0.23 0.07 276
Vitamin C mg 12 0.36
Vitamin D µg 899 27 540
Vitamin D (international unit) IU 36,000 1,080
Vitamin E mg 3.50 0.11
Vitamin K1 µg 865.0 26.0
Vitamin K2 µg not detected not detected
Folic acid µg 1.2 0.036 18
Pantothenic acid mg 1.80 0.05
Biotin µg 210 6 13
Inositol mg 228 7
Niacin equivalent mg 36.9 1.11 7
Niacin (as nicotinic acid) mg 19.60 0.59
Tryptophan g 1.04 0.0312
Lutein mg 103 3
12:0 0.2%
14:0 0.4%
16:0 15.0%
16:1 7.3%
16:2 3.9%
16:3 8.7%
16:4 2.5%
17:0
18:0 2.6%
18:1 9.6%
18:2n-6 20.1%
18:3n-3 19.6%
20:0 0.1%
20:1
22:0 0.2%
24:0 0.2%
Unknown 9.6%
n-3 Unsaturated fatty acids g 1.81 0.054
n-6 Unsaturated fatty acids g 1.85 0.056
Argentine g 3.16 0.0948
Lysine g 3.02 0.0906
Histidine g 0.99 0.0297
Phenylalanine g 2.54 0.0762
Tyrosine g 1.77 0.0531
Leucine g 4.30 0.1290
Isoleucine g 1.96 0.0588
Methionine g 1.22 0.0366
Valine g 3.04 0.0912
Alanine g 4.14 0.1242
Glycine g 2.94 0.0882
Proline g 2.48 0.0744
Glutamic acid g 5.87 0.1761
Serine g 2.12 0.0636
Threonine g 2.45 0.0735
Aspartic acid g 4.68 0.1404
Tryptophan g 1.04 0.0312
Cystine g 0.59 0.0177
DNA g 0.54 0.02
5′-dCMP g 0.16 0.00
5′-dAMP g 0.11 0.00
5′-dTMP g 0.09 0.00
5′-dGMP g 0.18 0.01
RNA g 2.65 0.08
5′-CMP g 0.65 0.02
5′-AMP g 0.67 0.02
5′-UMP g 0.49 0.01
5′-GMP g 0.84 0.03
Total pheophorbides mg 17 1
Existing pheophorbides mg 15 0