Nutritional Information and 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 Show NRV only
/ 100g / 3g
Moisture g 4.8 0.1
Protein 1.6 54.7 1.6
Fat 0.4 11.9 0.4
Ash 0.2 7.2 0.2
Total carbohydrate 0.6 21.4 0.6
Sugar 8.9 0.3
Dietary fiber 12.5 0.375
Energy 13 387 12
Sodium 38.1 1.1
Phosphorus 1.61 0.0483 7
Iron 4.3 162.0 4.9 35
Calcium 748.0 22.4
Potassium 991.0 29.7
Magnesium 357.0 10.7
Copper 0.20 0.01
Zinc 0.92 0.03
Iodine not detected not detected
Manganese 36 1.08 54
Chlorophyll 67 2,100 63
Chlorophyll B not detected not detected
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents) 49 3,508 105 13
Retinol not detected not detected
a-carotene 156 6,300 189
ß-carotene 507 17,900 537
Vitamin B1 1.54 0.05
Vitamin B2 4.67 0.14 10
Vitamin B6 1.54 0.05
Vitamin B12 0.007 0.23 0.07 276
Vitamin C 12 0.36
Vitamin D 29 899 27 540
Vitamin D (international unit) 1,161 36,000 1,080
Vitamin E 3.50 0.11
Vitamin K1 865.0 26.0
Vitamin K2 not detected not detected
Folic acid 0.036 1.2 0.036 18
Pantothenic acid 1.80 0.05
Biotin 210 6 13
Inositol 228 7
Niacin equivalent 36.9 1.11 7
Niacin (as nicotinic acid) 19.60 0.59
Tryptophan 1.04 0.0312
Lutein 4 103 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 0.052 1.81 0.054
n-6 Unsaturated fatty acids 0.064 1.85 0.056
Argentine 3.16 0.0948
Lysine 3.02 0.0906
Histidine 0.99 0.0297
Phenylalanine 2.54 0.0762
Tyrosine 1.77 0.0531
Leucine 4.30 0.1290
Isoleucine 1.96 0.0588
Methionine 1.22 0.0366
Valine 3.04 0.0912
Alanine 4.14 0.1242
Glycine 2.94 0.0882
Proline 2.48 0.0744
Glutamic acid 5.87 0.1761
Serine 2.12 0.0636
Threonine 2.45 0.0735
Aspartic acid 4.68 0.1404
Tryptophan 1.04 0.0312
Cystine 0.59 0.0177
DNA 0.02 0.54 0.02
5′-dCMP 0.00 0.16 0.00
5′-dAMP 0.00 0.11 0.00
5′-dTMP 0.00 0.09 0.00
5′-dGMP 0.01 0.18 0.01
RNA 0.08 2.65 0.08
5′-CMP 0.02 0.65 0.02
5′-AMP 0.02 0.67 0.02
5′-UMP 0.02 0.49 0.01
5′-GMP 0.02 0.84 0.03
Total pheophorbides mg 17 1
Existing pheophorbides 15 0