Health Benefits at a Glance:
Lactoferrin is literally one of the very first nutrients you receive in your life, as it is abundant in mother’s milk. It can help you support normal Gastro-Intestinal tract function, provide protection for healthy cells, and support your immune system.
Why it Works:
Having a weakened immune function can have a negative effect on your digestive system and vice versa. Lactoferrin is a natural immune-supporting nutrient. In fact, it and has the highest concentration in human colostrum, "first milk", followed by human milk , and then cow's milk. It is also found in the rest of the human body [2,3]. This nutrient can help promote beneficial bacterial flora growth in the intestines and. Moreover, it also provides protection for healthy cells and modulates immune function .
The Science Behind the Product:
Lactoferrin has a variety of uses in biological systems and is considered a first line immune defense in the human body . It was found that the ingestion of this nutrient has direct protective effects on the regulation and modulation of the immune system .
One study examined lactoferrin as a “natural antibiotic” and found that it in both in-vitro and in-vivo studies strongly suppressed the toxic bacteria helicobacter pylori . It was concluded that bovine (cows) lactoferrin has significant antimicrobial activity against helicobacter species in-vitro and in-vivo .
How to Use:
- Take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
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- Biochimie. 2009 Jan;91(1):30-4.
- J Endotoxin Res. 2002;8(6):403-17.
- Will Brink, 2000. Lactoferrin.The Bioactive Peptide that Fights Disease.
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