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Colostrum Supports the Immune System

Colostrum Supports the Immune System

Thursday, June 10th 2004

As the immune system is depleted we become more susceptible to debilitating diseases and the aging process is accelerated. It becomes a vicious cycle. Colostrum can help reverse this negative process by strengthening the immune system and replacing actual immune factors needed by the immune system to keep us disease free.

Studies show colostrum contains powerful immune and growth factors that work together to restore potent immune function, help regulate an underactive or overactive immune system and act as a potent, broad-spectrum natural antibiotic and antiviral agent.

Human clinical study: Immune factors in bovine colostrum, when taken orally, are effective against disease-causing organisms in the intestinal tract. Ingestion of bovine colostrum's immunoglobulins may be a new method of providing passive immuno-protection against a host of gut-associated disease causing antigens (viral and bacterial).

Dr. R. McClead, et. al.; Pediatrics Research

Reproduced unabridged from the April - June 2004 issue of Health and Herbal News, with the kind permission of Health and Herbs International Ltd.

Footnote from Ideal Health:

The following products are all useful for Immune function:

Ezziac Tea
Immune Boost
Immune Booster for Kids
Immune Defence Cough & Cold Relief
Family C Powder
Hi Strength Fish Oil
Olive Leaf Complex
Vir Defence
Winter Guard<

Related health information can be found here:

Alfamax, a rich source of Vitamins and Minerals
Colostrum, a universal healer with immune boosting properties
Crohn's Disease
Ensure healthy gut function with probiotic supplementation
FOS - prebiotic food
Yeast Infections

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Why take Primadophilus?
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If you need help or advice, you are welcome to email our naturopathic team with your health question.

Disclaimer: The health information presented here has been written for the New Zealand health consumer. It is of a general nature and is only intended to provide a summary of the subjects covered. The information is not intended to be comprehensive or to provide medical advice to you. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, no responsibility or liability is accepted, and no person should act in reliance on any statement contained in the information provided. All health ailments should be treated by a qualified health professional.


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