AS I’VE remarked several times on this blog, many supplements benefit the body in several ways. In fact, rare is it that a supplement would only be helpful for one thing, say the heart, or joints.
Fish oil, for instance, is known to reduce the risk of heart disease AND support cognitive function AND benefit the health of the macula and retina of the eye AND improve joint function. Wow.
So, any particular supplement can favor several physical functions. If some supplement, for example, reduces stress or illness then, naturally, it benefits the immune system which has one less battle to fight.
There’s a long list of innovative supplements that can help improve your immune system in a variety of ways, such as antioxidants to boost amino acids or calm inflammation; and nutrients that address T-cells, or trigger “natural killer” cells — the immune system’s inherent defenders.
Products like ProBoost Thymic Protein A, Green Tea Mega EGCG and Transfer Factor Essentials™ are exceptional for building your immune system. I haven’t been sick for years, but when I do feel “something” circling about, I increase my consumption of the usual stuff, such as Vitamin C and Maximum Wellness Formula, and turn to:
Olive Leaf Extract This has a wonderful compound called oleuropein which can help the body battle viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Like with Host Defense (below), I take this when I may need it, not on a regular basis.
ImmPower ™ AHCC® is developed by combining several species of mushrooms used in traditional Japanese healing to make one, extremely powerful, hybridized mushroom. ImmPower™ is specially formulated to support the immune system’s front-line defenses, including maintaining peak Natural Killer cell activity. ImmPower™ contains AHCC® (Active Hexose Correlated Compound), a unique hybrid extract of several mushrooms used in traditional Japanese healing. This formula enhances the body’s defenses for optimal immune system support.
For a good primer on how your immune systems works, check out this informative article.
Just as with the descriptive statements made at the various company sites that manufacture and/or sell the supplement products presented in this blog, none, or nearly none, of the potential benefits stated here have been evaluated by the FDA. Likewise none, or nearly none, of the products here can be represented to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Before engaging a supplement program, it always makes sense to get the advice of your health practitioner.
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Published on August 15, 2009