What is Yeast Beta-Glucan?
Beta-glucans▲ are a family of polysaccharides, of which substances made up of many individual sugar molecules linked together. It is naturally found in the cell walls of baker’s yeast, certain fungi, cereal grains such as oats and barley, mushrooms and even some algae.1
Different foods include different types of Beta-glucan▲. The type of Beta-glucan▲ better known for its ability to enhance the immune system is the beta-glucan▲ derived from yeast. This type of beta-glucan▲ has been present for thousands of years in the diet of humans, including children, as part of leavened bread products2. Because of its ability to help support natural body’s defenses, Yeast Beta-Glucan may complement other nutrients to promote immunity.
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2Stier, H., Ebbeskotte, V., & Gruenwald, J. (2014). Immune-modulatory effects of dietary Yeast Beta-1,3/1,6-D-glucan. Nutrition Journal, 13, 38. http://doi.org/10.1186/1475-2891-13-38