+ What is Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is the green nutrient that allows plants to convert the sun’s light into energy. In us humans, Chlorophyll provides antioxidant & cleansing benefits.
+ Is Cholorophyll registered as a food additive?
Chlorophyll is registered as a food additive (colorant), and its E number is E140. Chefs use chlorophyll to color a variety of foods and beverages green, such as pasta.
+ Does Chlorophyll contain any calories?
No, Chlorophyll on its own does not contain any calories.
+ Is Chlorophyll Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free or Vegan?
Chlorophyll can come from many different sources. Check the packaging of the food or supplement to check if the sources are Organic, Gluten Free or Vegan.
+ Can kids use Chlorophyll?
Yes, Chlorophyll is great addition healthy diet for kids.
+ Does Chlorophyll cause toxicity?
Because it’s completely natural, chlorophyll is not known to be toxic. While the risk for toxicity is extremely low, chlorophyllin supplements might cause minor side effects like green discoloration of urine or feces, or temporary discoloration of the tongue. These usually go away quickly.
+ Is Chlorophyll safe for pregnant women?
As with any additions of supplements or changes to your diet, it is best to check with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
+ Is Chlorophyll safe to take with medication?
One interaction to keep in mind is that certain medications that increase sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitizing drugs) can interact with chlorophyll. This means taking these medications along with chlorophyll can increase sensitivity to sunlight even more and make you susceptible to burns. Use chlorophyll supplements carefully if you take photosensitive drugs or are especially prone to sunburns, blistering or rashes when you’re exposed to UV light.
+ Why should I add Chlorophyll to my diet?
According to a study in the Journal of Food Science “dietary chlorophyll derivatives prevalent in both fresh and processed foods and dietary supplements have antioxidant and antimutagenic activities.”
+ What foods naturally contain Chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is most abundant in dark green, leafy vegetables. As a general rule, the darker the green, the greater the concentration of chlorophyll.
+ What vegetables have Chlorophyll present naturally?
All leafy green vegetables contain Chlorophyll including kale, spinach parsley, cress, green beans, arugala, leeks, endive, sugar peas, and Chinese cabbage.
+ What vegetable has the most Cholorphyll naturally?
As a general rule, the darker the green, the greater the concentration of chlorophyll. Common vegetables with high chlorophyll are Kale with 50mg of chlorophyll a cup and Spinach with 23.7 milligrams of chlorophyll in 1 cup.
+ Are there other products on the market that add Cholorophyll?
Yes. There are various products on the market that add Cholorophyll including waters, moisturizers and soaps.