Chlorella and Diabetes: How Algae Improves Insulin Sensitivity

by DailyHealthPost Editorial


“These studies demonstrate the potential for using chlorella to prevent or diminish insulin resistance and high blood glucose issues, even diabetes type 2, while enjoying chlorella’s detoxification and immune-boosting dynamics.”


See also: Reversing diabetes Type-2

In an article describing the vast health benefits of chlorella, Dr. Joseph Mercola states that chlorella “was found to improve insulin sensitivity and glucose uptake in the liver in type 1 diabetic rats. The authors suggest chlorella’s hypoglycemic effects may be due to improved glucose uptake in the liver and the soleus muscles.”


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An article on tells us “that micro-algae like chlorella contain a brilliant mixture of high density proteins and complex carbohydrates.

The introduction of these proteins and complex carbs help to provide a steady stream of energy to the body without ‘spiking insulin secretion’.” This amazing algae appears to be useful in the management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes!


If you would like to experience chlorella’s wide range of health benefits yourself, the recommended daily dosage is 3 to 5 grams for general health. Higher doses may be used therapeutically for specific ailments.