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Scientific Support for Immune Health Ingredients Clarifies Mixed Messaging

In today’s health climate, consumers are increasingly conscious of their immune system as a critical component of their overall wellness. With access to more data from health professionals, regulatory agencies, internet searches, and sometimes anecdotal information from family and friends, consumers often receive conflicting information on the safety and efficacy of products touting immune health Continue reading…

Scientific Review Highlights Beta Glucans’ Immune Health Benefits

A scientific review of the role of beta glucans in immune health has highlighted their benefits for groups of healthy populations that have increased risk of respiratory infections. There is growing evidence that supplementing with beta glucans from yeast and fungi can support the body’s natural defenses. The review, published in the Molecular Nutrition & Continue reading…

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…

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…

10 Questions to Help Evaluate an Immune Health Ingredient

Demand for  immune health benefits from functional food, beverages and supplements continues to grow with consumers. But the challenge for many product manufacturers is understanding the true efficacy of a functional ingredient and its benefits. Here’s where to start: When evaluating an immune health ingredient, focus on the research. Quality research is the key to understanding Continue reading…

Published Study Confirms Wellmune® Provides Immune Support for General Fitness

A newly published clinical study with adults at an average fitness level shows improvement in immune health both during and after strenuous exercise when taking Wellmune®, a natural immune health ingredient found in food, beverages, and supplements. The study, titled “Oral Supplementation with Baker’s Yeast Beta Glucan Is Associated with Altered Monocytes, T Cells and Continue reading…

Study Finds Taking Wellmune Helps Keep Children Significantly Healthier

Wellmune®, the immune strengthening bakers yeast beta glucan used in food, beverages, and supplements, helps to keep children significantly healthier by decreasing episodes of common childhood illnesses and symptoms of illness such as upper respiratory tract infection symptoms (URTI), according to a new study conducted by H&J CRO International Inc., in Beijing. The study was Continue reading…

Wellmune May Alleviate Exercise-Induced Immune Suppression in Less Active Populations, New Clinical Study Finds

Wellmune®, a proprietary brand of baker’s yeast beta glucan, may help improve mucosal immunity post-exercise amongst general, non-exercising adults, according to a new clinical study from the University of North Texas. This new study’s findings add to previous peer-reviewed studies in marathoners and fit recreational athletes that demonstrate Wellmune can help athletes stay healthy before Continue reading…

A Follow-Up Formula with DHA, Prebiotics and Yeast Beta Glucan Supports the Immune Systems of Healthy Children

Results of Study in 310 Children Published in Pediatrics A study demonstrating that a follow-up formula containing a combination of DHA, a prebiotic blend of PDX and GOS, and yeast β-glucan supported the immune systems of healthy three- and four-year-olds was published in the June issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy Continue reading…

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