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AHCC ( Active Hexose Correlated Compound ), Vegetarian, NOW Foods - 500mg each Vcap - 60 VCapsules - Immune Support

Posted Jan 10 2010 12:00am

AHCC - Active Hexose Correlated Compound , Vegetarian

NOW Foods - 500mg each Vcap - 60 VCapsules



AHCC Supplement (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is a proprietary extract produced from specially cultivated and hybridized mushrooms (Basidocymetes). According to extensive research in humans, as well as numerous non-clinical studies, AHCC supports immune system function through its ability to enhance macrophage and NK (Natural Killer) Cell Activity. NK cells and the intercellular mediators they produce are critical for the maintenance of healthy cell cycle function. In addition, NK cell number is dramatically increased in the presence of viruses. AHCC supplement has also been shown to possess antioxidant properties and support healthy liver function.

AHCC Fact Sheet
Neil E. Levin, CCN, DANLA 6/30/05

LIKELY USERS: People needing increased activity of their Natural Killer cells; People seeking improved immune system response; People with a need for tissue repair; People with oxidative challenges; People seeking to increase liver function; People defying aging or with a need to improve cellular integrity.

KEY INGREDIENTS: AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound)

MAIN PRODUCT FEATURES: AHCC is a proprietary extract produced from specially cultivated and hybridized mushrooms (Basidocymetes). According to extensive research in humans, as well as numerous non-clinical studies, AHCC supports immune system function through its ability to enhance macrophage and NK (Natural Killer) Cell Activity. NK cells and the intercellular mediators they produce are critical for the maintenance of healthy cell cycle function. In addition, NK cell number is dramatically increased in the presence of invasive organisms. AHCC has also been shown to possess antioxidant properties and support healthy liver function.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCT USE INFORMATION & QUALITY ISSUES: AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is a patented ingredient that has been the subject of research studies. It is supported by the scientific staff in the laboratories of both NOW Foods and the raw material supplier, both of which have a mutual interest in protecting the integrity and efficacy of this product.

AHCC is a rich source of polysaccharides such as beta glucan 1,3 and activated hemicellulose produced by enzymatic modification of organic medicinal mushrooms, including shiitake. It also has been shown to support normal levels of macrophages and cytokines, further strengthening the immune system.

This formula is suitable for vegetarians and is offered in Vcaps.

SERVING SIZE & HOW TO TAKE IT: As a dietary supplement, take 2 Vcaps 3 times daily, preferably on an empty stomach.

SYNERGISTS: Antioxidants, Astragalus, Colostrum, Dr. Verghese Liver Formula, Immune Renew, Indole-3-Carbinol (I3C), Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP-6).

GENERAL CAUTIONS: Pregnant and lactating women and people using prescription drugs should consult their physician before taking any dietary supplement. When taking any new supplement, use common sense and cautiously increase to the full dose over time to avoid any potential problems.

NUTRITION INFO
Serving Size: 2 Vcaps
Servings Per Container: 30

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Calories
5

Total Fat
<0.5g
<1%*
Total Carbohydrate
<1g
<1%*
AHCC (Proprietary Blend of Mushroom Mycelia
Extract, Candelila Wax, Cyclodextrin
and Cellulose)
1.0g (1,000mg)
<1%*
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.

Serving Size: 2 Vcaps

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 2 Vcaps 3 times daily, preferably on an empty stomach.

Free of: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose, Silica and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source). Vegetarian Formula.

Brand: Now Foods
AHCC Supplement ( Active Hexose Correlated Compound ), Vegetarian, 500mg each Vcap - 60 Vcaps

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