Chlorella is a single-celled freshwater green algae. In recent years, scientists have discovered a set of surprising properties. A perfect protein, providing all nine essential amino acids and full of Omega-3's, and a beneficial antioxidant Chlorella is a true superfood. Chlorella has also been studied for its chelating abilities which can aid in the detoxification of heavy metals. By binding to harmful heavy metals, Chlorella helps remove unwanted compounds from the body.