Immune-Enhancing ingredient for Your Child
Beta-glucans are a family of polysaccharides, of which substances made up of many individual sugar molecules linked together. It is naturally found in the cell walls of baker’s yeast, certain fungi, cereal grains such as oats and barley, mushrooms and even some algae.
Different foods include different types of Beta-glucan. The type of Beta-glucan better known for its ability to enhance the immune system is the beta-glucan derived from yeast1-3. This type of beta-glucan has been present for thousands of years in the diet of humans, including children, as part of leavened bread products. Because of its ability to help enhance immune defences, Yeast Beta-glucan may complement other nutrients to promote immune health.
As an immune-enhancing ingredient, Beta-Glucan along with other nutrients, helps promote better immunity allowing your child for better learning opportunities.
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Beta-Glucan refers to Yeast Beta-glucan
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