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Levagen+™ for Immunity Support

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Levagen+™ is a clinical compound of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), an endogenous fatty acid amide belonging to the endocannabinoid family. PEA was first identified in 1957 in egg yolks, soybeans and peanuts. It is an active lipid that acts on the cannabinoid receptor CR2 to treat joint pain and injury and relieve inflammation.Standard PEA does not di

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HMO and Fucosyllactose: A Mother’s Gift That Spans Across Lifetimes

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HMO- Been Around Longer Than You Know. HMO's or their full name Human Milk Oligosaccharides are best described as complex bioengineered sugars that are naturally found within human breast milk (1). The reason why they are considered complex is that there are 200 currently known forms of different Human Milk Oligosaccharides.      &nb

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HMOs: Milk That Isn’t Just For Babies.

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HMO Recap If you haven't seen our last blog, where we discussed the benefits of HMO for infants, then the term Human Milk Oligosaccharides or HMO may be foreign to you. In essence, HMOs are bio-engineered natural sugars that form the third most common solid found within human breast milk (following fats and lactose) (1).       

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How Horseradish and Vitamin C can Help the Immune System during Spring and Reduce Hay Fever

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Horseradish (Armoracia Rusticana) is a powerful plant that has long been used for its medicinal value. The root vegetable is commonly recognised for its use as a spicy condiment in various cuisines while the roots are cultivated for its protective health properties. The health benefits include supporting immunity, weight loss, blood pressure, sinus

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How Stress Affects the Immune System

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Stress is the body's flight or fight response to pressure or tough situations. While a bit of stress can support memory recall and motivate us to complete tasks, chronic stress over a long period can have negative effects on the immune system. The immune system is a structure within the body that protects against antigens such as bacteria, viruses

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