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Selenium boosts immune function

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

In a British study from the University of Liverpool, researchers looked at whether selenium given to healthy individuals could improve immunity and help the body cope with a polio vaccine. In this double-blind study, 22 adults with low selenium concentrations received 50 or 100 mcg of selenium, or a placebo, daily for 15 weeks. All [...]

Whey protein gives immune boost

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Whey protein is one of the highest quality proteins available. It is quickly digested, and increases fat burning while simultaneously decreasing appetite. Due to its rich content of L-cysteine, whey protein may boost immune response by up to 500%. A study from Ohio State University reports that whey protein has antioxidant properties that can boost [...]