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Chlorella and Diabetes: How Algae Improves Insulin Sensitivity

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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“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.”

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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 Diabetes.co.uk 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.