Happy St. Patricks day everyone!
Instead of giving in to tired old ‘Oirish’ stereotypes and consuming triple our body weight in alcohol in honour of St. Paddy, at Dunphy Medical we are increasing our consumption of chlorella, a green algae derived superfood packed with vitamins, minerals and protein. The name Chlorella is taken from the Greek chloros, meaning green, so it is the perfect accompaniment to St. Patricks Day celebrations! Chlorella is renowned for its detoxifying qualities making it even more suited for Paddy’s day consumption by many revellers around 17th March!
“Chlorella, a single-celled fresh-water algae, is one of the most heavily researched algae in the world. It’s often referred to as a near-perfect food as research through the years have identified an astounding range of health benefits. While being well known for its ability to detoxify your body by binding to toxins and carrying them out of your system, that’s certainly not all it’s good for.” (www.mercola.com)
Chlorella’s health benefits include:
|Repairing nerve tissues||Increasing your energy levels|
|Enhancing your immune system||Normalizing your blood sugar|
|Improving digestion||Normalizing your blood pressure|
|Promoting healthy pH levels in your gut, which in turn helps good bacteria to thrive||Removing potentially toxic metals from your body|
|Enhancing your ability to focus and concentrate||Eliminating bad breath|
Chlorella can also be of benefit to vegetarians and vegans looking for proteins and B vitamins from a non-animal source. About 60 percent of it is protein, and because it contains all the essential amino acids your body needs, it’s considered to be a “complete protein.”
Chlorella is also rich in:
- Vitamin B12
4 thoughts on “Have a happy & healthy La Fheile Padraig!”
I must say that Chorella has improved my dancing skills. Keep on drinking the green stuff.
Thanks Catriona! Hope you get lots of dancing done on that great green stuff over the weekend!
Chlorella has improved my energy and curbed my desire of naughty foods …as a breastfeeding mum I find it a wonderful support
That’s great Amelia, thanks for your comment. Best wishes to you and your beautiful baby.