Pharma Nord Bio-Glucan Plus 150 Tablets
Beta Glucan supplements is Pharma Nord's Bio-Glucan Plus containing beta 1,3/1,6 glucans as well as SelenoPrecise (a patented, highly absorbable, organic selenium yeast) and vitamin D3, both of which contribute to normal function of the immune system. Bio Glucan Plus contains Yestimum beta glucans with a high degree of purity (85%). This source has been chosen because of the greater purity, the more effectively the glucans are recognised by the body. Bio Glucan Plus may particularly benefit individuals whose immune system has been weakened through lifestyle, stress or ageing. Beta 1,3/1,6 glucans contained in Bio-Glucan Plus act as a primer of innate immune system. The name indicates, the innate immune system is inborn, and serves as the body’s first line of defence against infectious organisms. This is in contrast to acquired immunity, which involves the development of antibodies against foreign organisms, as the second line of defence. Beta 1,3/1,6 glucans provide a stimulus to activate neutrophils, macrophages, and natural killer (NK) cells of the innate immune system against infectious organisms. In addition, Vitamin D and Selenium are two nutrients that are known to play an important role in supporting immune function. The formulation of Bio-Glucan Plus contains Yestimun, a superior source of beta 1,3/1,6 glucans, with a dry matter content >85% and alpha-D-mannan content of
Manufactured to pharmaceutical standards Two tablets of Bio Glucan Plus per day provide 250 mg of beta glucan extract, 50 mcg SelenoPrecise and 10 mcg vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). Patented organic selenium yeast, SelenoPrecise has a documented bio-availability of 89%. Selenium and vitamin D3 are known to play an important role in supporting immune function.
|Nutrient per 2 Tablets||Claim||RDA [%]|
|Vitamin D3||10 microg||N/A|
|85% beta 1,3/1,6 glucan from yeast (saccaromyces cerevisiae)||N/A||N/A|
Beta Glucan extract 125mg Selenium 25µg Vitamin D3 5µg Microcrystalline cellulose Dicalcium phosphate Tricalcium phosphate Polyvinylpyrrolidon Magnesium salts of fatty acids Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose Talc Titanium dioxide Riboflavin
2-4 tablets to be taken per day or as directed by a physician
To be taken with food
Suitable for vegetarians
No significant adverse effects have been reported from clinical trial studies using beta 1,3/1,6 glucans. Pregnant or lactating women and those on medication should consult a doctor before using any product.
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