Chlorella is a fresh water green microalgae. It is a source of Vitamins A, C, B12, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc as well as a host of antioxidants. Chlorella is a source of high quality, easily digested vegetarian protein. Its vibrant green color is due to the concentration of chlorophyll found in the algae. Besides its incredible nutritional profile, it has been traditionally used to promote alkalinity and detoxification. Chlorella possesses a tough outer cell membrane. In order to ensure optimal digestibility, bioavailability and absorption of Chlorellas incredible nutrition, the cell wall must be broken.