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What can I do to strengthen my immune system?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Keeping your immune system strong, is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. A great supplement that can be used to help support your immune system is larch arabinogalactan, a plant-based carbohydrate shown to have immune-enhancing properties when consumed in the diet. A double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial that included 204 healthy adults found that those taking larch arabinogalactan supplements were 57% more likely to stay healthy than non-users. The health measurement looked at the impact on the non-inflammatory, IgG adaptive immune response, when exposed to an immune challenge.

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