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Our passion for helping people be well and stay well keeps us dedicated to providing the latest Wellmune® news, market and industry trends, research, and immune health information.

New Study With Wellmune® Further Supports the Ingredient’s Ability to Strengthen the Immune System in a Food or Beverage Application

The study also further validates the capacity of Wellmune baker’s yeast beta glucan to support the immune health of athletes. A newly published study in the Journal of Dietary Supplements confirms that the consumption of foods and beverages with Wellmune®, a natural immune health ingredient, is a promising strategy for reducing the severity and impact Continue reading…

Added Functionality in Foods

Today’s consumer is taking a hands-on approach to their health and turning to foods and beverages with added functionality to meet their individual goals. Consumers have long turned to supplements and functional beverages as a means of consuming health-enhancing ingredients, but are now utilizing foods as a key delivery system. In fact, of 85% of Continue reading…

Innovation Opportunities In Functional Beverages

Consumers have evolved their approach to achieving health and wellness goals by turning to functional foods and beverages that can deliver specific health benefits. In fact, 55% of consumers think that food or drinks can have the same or better health benefits as prescription medications.[1] Specifically,consumers are seeking immune health benefits from their functional beverages. Continue reading…

Why are the Manufacturing Methods of Beta Glucans so Important?

High-quality beta glucans are supported by a well-developed understanding of an ingredient’s biological activity, its manufacturing processes, and the standardization practices that have been employed to ensure the ingredient is stable and efficacious. Donald Cox, Ph.D., Wellmune’s head of R&D, gives us his firsthand insights into what makes a quality immune health ingredient and why Continue reading…

What to Know about Beta Glucans for Immune Health Benefits

More consumers are looking for beta-glucan-fortified food, beverages and supplements to support their immune health. But what are the differences between beta glucans, sourced from cereal grains , mushroom and yeast? What makes a quality beta glucan? And how can it help differentiate your product? We’ve created a checklist that will answer these questions and Continue reading…

Seen One Beta Glucan, Seen Them All?

  You hear a lot now about how beta glucans are great for supporting immune health. And that’s true, but only to a point. It is a generalization, as some beta glucans are proven to support immune health, but not all. The specific source organism (e.g., strain of yeast) of a particular beta glucan makes Continue reading…

Kerry’s Branded Functional Ingredients Exhibited at Expo West 2018

  For the first time, GanedenBC30®, a market-leading probiotic, and Wellmune®, the natural immune-health ingredient, will be featured together at Natural Products Expo West on March 9-12, in Anaheim, California. Brought together by Kerry, the taste and nutrition company, the two branded ingredients provide natural product manufacturers the opportunity to meet growing consumer demand for Continue reading…

New Study with Wellmune® Shows Promise for Intestinal Barrier Function Improvements with Stressed Adults

A newly published pre-clinical study with human donors demonstrated that Wellmune®, the natural immune health ingredient available in food, beverages, and supplements, may protect intestinal barrier function in adults when faced with stress. The study also provided new insights on how the proprietary yeast beta glucan works within the human body and the immune system. Continue reading…

What Makes a Quality Immune Health Product?

We spoke with Dr. Roger Clemens, an expert in nutrition, food science and toxicology and Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute advisor about what makes a quality immune health product. Here is what he had to say… What makes a quality immune health product? Simply put, research, efficacy, and safety are essential. More and more we see people Continue reading…

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