Strengthen Your Immune System


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With Holiday Season here, we may well be heading off to ‘out of this world’ destinations or, indeed, meeting the deadlines associated with securing those well-earned ‘off days’! At this time, with all of this stress on our bodies, it is exactly the time you need to strengthen your immune system and load up on essential nutrients for optimum health.

Any change in environment or change to our routine will increase the stress on our immune system, causing our bodies to be more susceptible to illnesses.  If you are looking for ways to strengthen your immune system before the summer vacation then look no further than BRAND’S® MycoProtec Essence of Mushroom.

What’s inside BRAND’S® MycoProtec Essence of Mushroom?  It is packed with 5 Medicinal Mushrooms to strengthen your immune system:-

1 ) Yamabushitake : Monkey Head Mushroom

Contains: Iron, Zinc and Beta-glucans

Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for stomach ulcers and chronic gastric disorders, the Yamabushitake mushroom promotes better abdominal health. Studies have revealed that it has Cognitive Healing, Anti-Cancer and Immunity-Boosting properties.

2) Cordyceps: China’s Medical Treasure Mushroom

Contains: Vitamins B1, B2, B12 and Beta-glucans

The nutrients in Cordyceps help to strengthen immunity and relieve cough by fortifying the kidneys and lungs. It is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a tonic to promote “Qi” circulation and improve energy levels.

3) Maitake: King of Mushrooms

Contains: Niacin, Vitamins B1 and B2, Vitamin D and Beta-glucans

Maitake is highly regarded in Japan as a health tonic to enhance vitality, wellness and strength. It has Anti-Cancer and Immunity-Boosting properties and the Maitake mushroom has also been demonstrated in animal studies to improve blood pressure control.

4) Reishi (Lingzhi): The Longevity Mushroom

Contains: Vitamins B1 and B2, Vitamin D, Beta-glucans and Triterpenoids

Reishi mushrooms have been traditionally recommended by Chinese and Japanese herbalists for insomnia due to its ‘sleep-promoting’ factor. It has been shown in many animal and human studies to contain Anti-Cancer and Immunity-Boosting properties and is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to improve “Qi” circulation and blood flow.

5) Shiitake: The Forest Mushroom

Contains: Iron, Niacin, Vitamins B1 and B2, Vitamin D and Beta-glucans

Shiitake has been known to account for the low cancer rates of residents in two remote mountainous districts in Japan, where this mushroom variety is grown and heavily consumed. The nutrient-rich Shiitake mushroom helps to give you a boost in energy and stamina, support your liver function and combat against viral infections.

These 5 medicinal mushrooms to strengthen your immune system are packed in to BRAND’S® MycoProtec Essence of Mushroom.

BRAND’s® MycoProtec Essence of Mushroom is available at NTUC FairPrice and Guardian outlets island wide.

This article was originally featured on Foodoorama for BRAND’S® it can be viewed HERE


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Clare Victoria...British born and a Yorkshire girl through and through, Clare left the familiarity of home many moons ago. Having lived, worked and experienced the highs and lows of being a foreigner in both France and Singapore, Clare has grown into a truly international lady. Her passion is writing about anything that will interest, enlighten and offer inspiration to her readers.

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