In the modern world our immune systems are constantly under attack from the stress of our fast-paced lifestyles and the impacts of pollution. When the body senses foreign substances (antigens), the immune system’s job is to recognize these antigens and to eliminate them. B lymphocytes (types of white blood cells) are triggered to make immunoglobulins (antibodies), that are specialized proteins that lock onto specific antigens to destroy them. Antibodies therefore neutralize toxins and kill bacteria and viruses.
Chronic stress harms us by suppressing our immune systems, making us more vulnerable to infectious bacterial and viral diseases. When we experience stress our bodies go into survival mode – the “fight or flight” response. This directs our energy away from maintaining good health, using it instead to fuel our survival responses. Our bodies can produce excessive amounts of cortisol which weakens our immune systems by decreasing the production of white blood cells that are meant to help fight against germs and illnesses.
The PureCol Colostrum Immune Booster is packed with Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Immunoglobulins (antibodies), and Lactoferrin. MSM is a sulphur compound that is linked to fighting infection. Immunoglobulins are the protein molecules produced by white blood cells. They form a critical part of the immune system by killing bacterial cells, destroying viruses, and protecting us from becoming ill.
Lactoferrin is an iron-binding protein present in large quantities in Colostrum. It is the perfect protein because it interferes with the cell walls of bacteria, viruses and parasites, and destroying them. New research has also discovered anticancer activity as well as anti-inflammatory effects. Furthermore, Lactoferrin also has the following benefits in the body:
used for treating stomach and intestinal ulcers, diarrhea, and hepatitis C
used as an anti-oxidant
prevents tissue damage related to ageing
promotes healthy intestinal bacteria