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Immunity in Every Part of Your Life – A Nutrition Expert’s Take

Nobody likes to be sick, and it seems like everywhere we go there’s another threat to our wellbeing. Germ-laden door handles, sneeze-spewing coworkers, or the prolonged horror of waiting for our kid’s sick schoolmate to inevitably spread the illness to our own home. Yet we don’t get sick that often. It’s amazing, and we have Continue reading…

Wellmune® Wins Natural Award

To recognize innovative ingredient suppliers, Beverage World has named Wellmune a winner of its first Natural and Organic Ingredient Award.  With a growing consumer interest in a more healthy, natural back-to-basics approach to what they eat and drink, this award recognizes Wellmune as a key food, beverage and supplement ingredient meeting the demand for naturally 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…

Clean and Simple: Wellmune Recognized as a Trailblazer in Clean Label Solutions

Beverage World has named Wellmune® a winner of its first Clean Label Trailblazers award, recognizing the immune health ingredient as a vanguard of the clean label trend, “helping beverage companies develop today’s most innovative drinks.” As reported by the Beverage World, the clean label ingredient trend is driven by consumer demand for healthy and recognizable ingredients 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…

Wellmune Helps Balance Immune Responses and Improve Quality of Life, Reports New Clinical Study Published in Food Science & Nutrition

Wellmune, a natural immune health ingredient for foods, beverages and supplements, helped modulate immune responses to improve overall health and quality of life, according to clinical results published online in the peer-reviewed journal Food Science & Nutrition. Wellmune modulated immune responses, as measured by a significantly significant reduction in allergy symptoms in people with ragweed Continue reading…

Wellmune® Approved for Food Use in China

EAGAN, MN — March 7, 2011 — Biothera, the world leader in immune-enhancing ingredients derived from a complex carbohydrate called beta 1,3/1,6 gluco polysaccharide, announced today that the Ministry of Health in China has authorized the use of the company’s Wellmune WGP® as a novel food ingredient. The new designation allows immediate use of Wellmune Continue reading…

Beta 1,3/1,6 Glucan Decreases Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Symptoms and Improves Psychological Well-Being in Moderate to Highly-Stressed Subjects

GLH Nutrition, Inc. Talbott S, Talbott J. (2010) Agro FOOD Industry Hi-Tech 21:21-24.   Abstract:  A randomized, placebo-controlled, double blind design study was conducted to evaluate the effect of beta-1,3/1,6 glucan derived from bakers yeast, a commercially available dietary supplement, on symptoms associated with upperrespiratory tract infections and psychological well-being. Moderate to highly stressed subjects Continue reading…

Effect of Beta 1,3/1,6 Glucan on Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Symptoms and Mood State in Marathon Athletes

Talbott S, Talbott J. (2009) Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 8:509-515. Abstract: This was a placebo-controlled, double-blind study designed to evaluate the effect of a commercially available dietary supplement on upper-respiratory tract symptoms (URTI) and mood state. Seventy-five marathon runners (35 men, 40 women) ranging in age from 18–53 years, mean age: 36 ± Continue reading…

Randomized Phase II Clinical Trials of Wellmune® for Immune Support During Cold and Flu Season

Miami Research Associates USC School of Pharmacy Feldman S, Schwartz HI, Kalman DS, Mayers A, Kohrman HM, Clemens R, Krieger DR. (2009) Journal of Applied Research 9:30-42 Abstract:  Beta-glucan from oats and barley may decrease cardiovascular risk factors. Beta-glucan from some kinds of mushrooms may have as similar effect while modulating the immune system. This Continue reading…

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