Chlorophyll

What is Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is the green pigment responsible for the color of plants, algae, and other organisms. Chlorophyll is a primary component of photosynthesis, which is the process that allows plants to obtain energy from the sun, and is the basis for sustaining the life processes of all plants.

What are the health benefits of Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll has been used to treat gastrointestinal conditions such as constipation, and it is known for helping to clear toxins from the body. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, is beneficial for the eyes, may boost energy, and has been used to treat bad breath as well. Some studies have determined that chlorophyll might help with the prevention of cancer.

What foods are good sources of Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is found in dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach, asparagus, lentils, and other green plants.

Are there other ways to take Chlorophyll?

It can be administered as a powder, capsules, tablets, and as part of a beverage.

Where can I find Chlorophyll?

As a supplement, chlorophyll can be found online and in health food stores.

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