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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
Moistureg4.80.1
Proteing54.71.6
Fatg11.90.4
Ashg7.20.2
Total carbohydrateg21.40.6
Sugarg8.90.3
Dietary fiberg12.50.375
Energykcal38712
Sodiummg38.11.1
Phosphorusg1.610.04837
Ironmg162.04.935
Calciummg748.022.4
Potassiummg991.029.7
Magnesiummg357.010.7
Coppermg0.200.01
Zincmg0.920.03
Iodinemgnot detectednot detected
Manganesemg361.0854
Chlorophyllmg2,10063
Chlorophyll Bmgnot detectednot detected
Vitamin A (retinol equivalents)µg3,50810513
Retinolµgnot detectednot detected
a-caroteneµg6,300189
β-caroteneµg17,900537
Vitamin B1mg1.540.05
Vitamin B2mg4.670.1410
Vitamin B6mg1.540.05
Vitamin B12mg0.230.07276
Vitamin Cmg120.36
Vitamin Dµg89927540
Vitamin D (international unit)IU36,0001,080
Vitamin Emg3.500.11
Vitamin K1µg865.026.0
Vitamin K2µgnot detectednot detected
Folic acidµg1.20.03618
Pantothenic acidmg1.800.05
Biotinµg210613
Inositolmg2287
Niacin equivalentmg36.91.117
Niacin (as nicotinic acid)mg19.600.59
Tryptophang1.040.0312
Luteinmg1033
12:00.2%
14:00.4%
16:015.0%
16:17.3%
16:23.9%
16:38.7%
16:42.5%
17:0
18:02.6%
18:19.6%
18:2n-620.1%
18:3n-319.6%
20:00.1%
20:1
22:00.2%
24:00.2%
Unknown9.6%
n-3 Unsaturated fatty acidsg1.810.054
n-6 Unsaturated fatty acidsg1.850.056
Argentineg3.160.0948
Lysineg3.020.0906
Histidineg0.990.0297
Phenylalanineg2.540.0762
Tyrosineg1.770.0531
Leucineg4.300.1290
Isoleucineg1.960.0588
Methionineg1.220.0366
Valineg3.040.0912
Alanineg4.140.1242
Glycineg2.940.0882
Prolineg2.480.0744
Glutamic acidg5.870.1761
Serineg2.120.0636
Threonineg2.450.0735
Aspartic acidg4.680.1404
Tryptophang1.040.0312
Cystineg0.590.0177
DNAg0.540.02
5′-dCMPg0.160.00
5′-dAMPg0.110.00
5′-dTMPg0.090.00
5′-dGMPg0.180.01
RNAg2.650.08
5′-CMPg0.650.02
5′-AMPg0.670.02
5′-UMPg0.490.01
5′-GMPg0.840.03
Total pheophorbidesmg171
Existing pheophorbidesmg150