The benefits of chlorophyll to your health

Viviane Freitas

  • 4
  • Sep
  • 2013

The benefits of chlorophyll to your health

  • 4
  • Sep
  • 2013

Chlorophyll has become quite popular in the recent years because of its health benefits and aid to weight loss.

But what is chlorophyll ? It is a substance found in green vegetables it’s rich in nutrients such as vitamins and proteins.


It is mainly used in juices – which can be made ​​with various fruits and vegetables -to help in weight lose. It is rich in fibers which take longer to digest giving you a feeling of satisfaction for a longer time therefore reducing hunger.
However, its properties go far beyond that. Chlorophyll is rich in vitamins A, B and E, which increase immunity and protects the body against infection. It also contains amino acids, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants that help combat anemia and fatigue. It helps in bone formation, in muscle toning, and strengthening vision and memory.
In addition, chlorophyll prevents the intestine from absorbing chemicals from food detoxifying the body. It also reduces fluid retention in the body and even prevents aging . However, it is good to remember that, like any food chlorophyll should be eaten in moderation. It is also not recommended for those with kidney problems.

Here is a delicious green juice recipe. Tatiana Zanin, a nutritionist says this juice detoxifies, a great way to eliminate toxins from the body, reduces water retention and gives you more physical and mental vitality. This green juice contains ingredients ideal for restoring the body’s energy, eliminating toxins which causes the body to function better and aids in weight lose.

• 2 Kale leaves
• 1 tablespoon mint leaves
• 1 apple , 1 carrot or 1 beet
• 1/2 cucumber
• 1 small piece of ginger
• 1 cup of water

Beat all ingredients in a blender and then strain. Drink immediately to take advantage of all the properties of the juice.

It is best to drink early, before eating anything.

I already did and liked it a lot!
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*The information provided is not directed for individual use and should not replace the any advise from nutritionists, psychologists and or health profession. Always consult your doctor about any matter relating to your health and treatments.

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