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Vol. 7, Issue 7 (2018)

A comprehensive review on chlorella-its composition, health benefits, market and regulatory scenario

Author(s):
Komal Rani, Dr. Nidhi Sandal, PK Sahoo
Abstract:
Microalgae are an assorted group of both single-celled and multiple-celled microorganisms which have survived all sorts of harsh environmental conditions to become the oldest surviving organisms on earth. They have been used to provide nutrition to humans and animals for centuries. Chlorella is one such single-celled algae which have huge nutritional value as it is enriched with proteins, minerals, lipids, etc. The focus on Chlorella as a nutritional source has increased just a few decades back as research proved that chlorella has a range of health benefits-ranging from hypertension to fibromyalgia. The market of chlorella is in billions of dollars right now and is bound to increase in the years to come as more and more people become aware of its health benefits. The current review focuses on the Composition of Chlorella, its Health Benefits, Current and Future Market and its current regulatory status in USA and EU.
Pages: 584-589  |  4536 Views  3135 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Komal Rani, Dr. Nidhi Sandal, PK Sahoo. A comprehensive review on chlorella-its composition, health benefits, market and regulatory scenario. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(7):584-589.

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