View Full Version : Ingested chlorophyll enables mammalian mitochondria to capture energy from light


SB_UK
01-30-15, 08:28 AM
Light-harvesting chlorophyll pigments enable mammalian mitochondria to capture photonic energy and produce ATP.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24198392

This is important.

sarahsweets
01-30-15, 09:29 AM
I gave it the old college try but I just can't.

SB_UK
01-30-15, 09:59 AM
The study shows that chlorophyll a and its degradation products are valuable and abundantly available anti-inflammatory agents

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22038065

SB_UK
01-30-15, 10:00 AM
Suggesting

chlorophyll (kale, baby spinach)
soluble fibre (onion family)
probiotic (kim chi)

for health.

Nothing much else.

HADDaball
02-18-15, 04:15 AM
How cool is that? Eat chloro-stuff and become a human solar panel :)

InvitroCanibal
02-19-15, 02:37 PM
Fascinating stuff,

Explains why when I eat raw veggies in the form of smoothies I feel a lot better and have more energy.