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Beta Glucan 100 mg

SKU: NOW6
Count Per Bottle: 90 Vcaps
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TECHNICAL TALK ABOUT BETA GLUCANS
 
Polysaccharides containing D-glucose as the only monomer are commonly referred to as D-glucans.  Starches, Glycogen and Cellulose are chemically ‘glucans’; but the glucose molecules are 1,4-linked and are not the immuno-stimulant type of “glucans”.
 
The immunostimulatory b-glucans however, are those in which the glucose molecules are 1,3-linked, and are commonly known as b-glucans.  When the b-1,3-linkage glucose molecules have branches attached in position 6 of the glucose in the backbone chain, they are defined as the b-1,3/1,6-D-glucans. These glucans exist in foods such as oats, barley, and some medicinal mushrooms but the NOW Foods’ product is derived from the cell walls of Baker’s Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae).
 

Polysaccharide tests have been designed to distinguish between the different types of glucose linkages, and therefore make it possible to identify the type of glucan in question.  NOW Foods utilizes such testing to ensure its customers are receiving the immuno-stimulatory b-glucan with the appropriate activity

This product contains Beta-1,3/1,6-D-Glucan (Beta-Glucan) is a bioactive carbohydrate derived from the cell wall of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as Bakers' yeast.  Scientific studies have shown that Beta-Glucan supports immune function through its ability to stimulate macrophage activity.  NOW Beta-Glucan is blended into a synergistic base of Maitake Mushrooms for added power.*

Nutrition Info
 
 
Serving Size: 1 Vcap®
Servings Per Container: 90
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Beta - 1,3/1,6 -D- Glucan powder (min.60%) (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae)  100 mg  
Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa)  160 mg  
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
 

 
   
Details

Serving Size: 1 Vcap®

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one Vcap® daily.

Free of: wheat, corn, soy, milk, salt, preservatives, colors, synthetics.

Other Ingredients: Brown Rice Flour, Magnesium Stearate.

Warnings: None

Disclaimers: *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Vcaps® is a trademark of Capsugel.

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