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What Is Chlorella?

Chlorella is a single-celled, green freshwater algae (1Trusted Source).

There are over 30 different species, but two types — Chlorella vulgaris and Chlorella pyrenoidosa — are most commonly used in research (2Trusted Source).

Because chlorella has a hard cell wall that humans cannot digest, you must take it as a supplement to reap its benefits (3).

It’s available in capsule, tablet, powder and extract form (3).

In addition to being used as a nutritional supplement, chlorella is also used as a biodiesel fuel (4).

Interestingly, studies indicate it can have many health benefits. Here are 9 of them.

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