For those who don’t know, I’m an avid fan of learning about supplements and minerals that help you live longer. Here’s an article I wrote for my local newspaper.
Beta Glucan is the refined extract of sacchramyces cerevisia. This is also known most commonly as Baker‘s Yeast. Polyglucose complexes can be isolated and purified from many types of plants including cereal grains, yeasts, mushrooms, and other fungi.
Beta glucans are polysaccharides as well as primary parts in the cell walls of bacteria, fungi, yeasts, and algae. They are also important to lichens and plants such as oats and barely.
Beta Glucans are also excreted extra cellularly by fungi that cannot digest and absorb beta glucans. They lack the enzyme beta 1-3 glucanase needed to break them down.
Some benefits of Beta-1,3 Glucan
They may have antibacterial and antiviral effects. Beta Glucans may be anti-parasitic and have anti-tumor effects. They have the ability to promote recovery from sepsis and immune-suppression associated with various diseases or conditions. This includes HIV/AIDS and whole body radiation.
Further information on Beta-1,3 Glucan
Beta glucans are anticarcinogenic and they are also known as biological response modifiers. This means they either restore/enhance cell mediated immune responses. Beta Glucans help in healing wounds after surgery, decreasing inflammation, and accelerates the repair of surgical wounds by stimulated macrophages. They also help with hypocholesterolemia. Blood glucans lower cholesterol by forming a layer adjacent to the intestinal mucosa that prevents high cholesterol.
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