Science Fact: Algae and IgA


SCIENCE FACT: Are you an athlete in training looking to enhance your recovery? According to a new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition, a dietary supplement containing Chlorella pyrenoidosa, a type of freshwater algae, may have beneficial effects on resting secretory IgA—the main immunoglobulin found in mucous secretions, including tears, saliva, and sweat.