NutriShield Immune-Support Nutrients
Vitamins C & D - Curcumin - Selenium - Zinc - Grapeseed - Green Tea
Among its 43 powerful food nutrients, NutriShield contains several with particular immune support validation.
Vitamin C 500mg
Nutrishield contains 500mg of vitamin C – shown to encourage the production of immune white blood cells, which help protect the body against infection (Ref.) You can safely consume up to 2,000 mg of vitamin C per day without experiencing any adverse health effects.
Selenium 150mcg and Curcumin 250mg
NutriShield also contains selenium and curcumin. A report in the Journal of Clinical Immunology confirms that:
“Curcumin has been shown in the last two decades to be a potent immunomodulatory agent that can modulate the activation of T cells, B cells, macrophages, neutrophils, natural killer cells, and dendritic cells." (Ref.)
Extracts of Grapeseed 50mg and Green Tea 150mg
Nutrishield contains concentrated flavonoids and polyphenols from Grapeseed Extract and Green Tea Extract. Grape seed extract is derived from the whole grape seed and contains vitamin E, bioflavonoids, linoleic acid and reservatrol which indirectly support the immune system.
A comprehensive literature review (Ref.) published by National Institutes of Health stated that:
“Green tea catechins could also act as anti-tumorigenic agents and as immune modulators”
Natural Vitamin D3 800 IU
NutriShield contains 800IU of Vitamin D3.
The government approved Health Claims for vitamin D are several:
Contributes to the normal function of the immune system and has a role in the process of cell division
Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, teeth and muscle function
Contributes to normal absorption and utilisation of calcium and phosphorus and contributes to normal blood calcium levels.
If you add a capsule of 2,000 IU of Vitamin D3 to the 800 IU in NutriShield, you will be consuming optimum amounts, while staying well below the government's recommended Upper Safe Limit of 4,000 IU. [Even doses of up to 10,000 IU have shown no adverse effects in healthy individuals.]