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2011-01-20 13:57:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25 million Americans suffer from the "winter blues" each year, a seasonal condition brought on by dark winter days, an influx of holiday bills and the pressure to adhere to lofty New Year's resolutions. Transcend the seasonal blahs with a healthy diet filled with nutrient-rich foods, like mushrooms, to increase happiness and health. Mushrooms' versatility, taste and health benefits are the reasons registered dietitians and authors...

2010-11-10 04:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 10 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Indiana University and Methodist Research Institute studied an innovative medicinal mushroom formula against breast cancer. The impressive results are found in the December issue of the International Journal of Oncology. Lead investigator Dr. Daniel Sliva says, "The formula inhibits growth of highly metastatic human breast cancer cells, and suppresses metastatic potential of these cells." The all-natural, doctor-designed...

2010-07-29 16:59:35

Mushrooms are among the many foods thought to play an important role in keeping the immune system healthy. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists have conducted an animal-model and cell-culture study showing that white button mushrooms enhanced the activity of critical cells in the body's immune system. In the United States, white button mushrooms represent 90 percent of the total mushrooms consumed. The study was conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research...

2010-02-04 15:05:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Heart Health Month, EcoNugenics introduces the newest in their scientifically formulated product line: CIRCUTOL(TM) Cardiovascular Health Support. The Santa Rosa, CA-based nutraceutical company, founded in 1995 by integrative medicine pioneer, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has once again demonstrated excellence in being at the forefront of the latest developments in natural alternative health solutions. In his perpetual quest...

2010-02-02 05:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Heart Health Month, EcoNugenics introduces the newest in their scientifically formulated product line: CIRCUTOL(TM) Cardiovascular Health Support. The Santa Rosa, CA-based nutraceutical company, founded in 1995 by integrative medicine pioneer, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has once again demonstrated excellence in being at the forefront of the latest developments in natural alternative health solutions. In his perpetual quest...

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2009-03-14 08:35:00

A new Australian study finds that women whose diets include plenty of green tea and mushrooms may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.The study, which involved more than 2,000 Chinese women, found that the more fresh and dried mushrooms the women consumed, the lower their breast cancer risk.  The risk was lowest in women who also drank green tea everyday.Rates of breast cancer among Chinese women is four to five times lower than those typically seen in Western nations, although...

2009-02-23 13:05:00

Results demonstrate potential for AHCC(R) in individuals living with West Nile Virus or susceptible populations such as the elderly or immune compromised PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published online from The Journal of Nutrition (2009 Jan 13.) has demonstrated that AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances host resistance by boosting protective immune responses specific to West Nile Virus. This study is an important initial finding indicating that dietary...

2009-01-06 13:26:00

Proves significance of AHCC for maintaining a healthy immune system PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in Nutrition and Cancer (60(5), 643-651) by researchers at Kansai Medical University in Osaka, Japan has shown that AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances immune function by increasing the number of dendritic cells (DCs). DCs are a key part of the immune system responsible for presenting foreign substances to other immune system cells. The study...

2008-11-06 11:17:54

PURCHASE, N.Y., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology (Vol. 6, No. 3 (Summer), 2008: pp 105-109) by researchers at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center with the support of researchers from Amino Up Chemical Company in Sapporo, Japan has demonstrated that AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) can be safely used in combination with most chemotherapy agents. AHCC is a leading and commonly utilized dietary...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th International AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) Symposium was held in Sapporo, Japan on July 26th and 27th. The Symposium hosted by the AHCC Research Association was attended by over 300 medical doctors and researchers from around the world that presented and discussed research studies completed with AHCC. Individuals attending this year's event included representatives from Harvard Medical School, Yale University School of...


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