Navigation Links
'Study Shows Mothers Who Take Chlorella Boost Babies' Antibodies During Breast Feeding'
Date:6/18/2008

TORRANCE, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A Japanese study found women who took Chlorella pyrenoidosa supplements during pregnancy had significantly higher IgA antibody concentrations in their breast milk(1). The higher levels of IgA resulted in a reduced risk of infection in nursing infants.

The study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food (March 1, 2007, Volume 10, Number 1), analyzed the breast milk in 35 Japanese women. Eighteen of the 35 study participants took Chlorella pyrenoidosa supplements during their pregnancy. Results suggest that Chlorella supplementation may be beneficial for nursing infants because it increases IgA antibody levels in the mother's breast milk.

Antibodies (also called Immunoglobulins) are made by the body's immune system in an attempt to protect it from harmful substances such as bacteria, viruses, fungus, or animal dander. The antibodies work by attaching to these substances so that the immune system can destroy them(2).

There are five major types of antibodies: IgA, IgG, IgM, IgE, and IgD. All are found in breast milk. IgA antibodies protect body surfaces that are exposed to outside foreign substances. They are found primarily in the nose, breathing passages, digestive tract, ears, eyes, vagina, saliva and tears. This makes IgA particularly important for babies who are always putting things in their mouths.

Chlorella pyrenoidosa is a fresh water, green alga. It contains more protein and chlorophyll (potent antioxidants) than other plants; is high in vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and nucleic acids; and the protein in pyrenoidosa includes all the essential amino acids.

Make sure you look for chlorella that is pulverized (through Dyno(R)-Mill) for optimal digestion and absorption.

For more information about Sun Chlorella USA, visit the website at: http://www.sunchlorellausa.com

Sun Chlorella USA (http://www.sunchlorellausa.com) is a distributor of Sun Chlorella "A." Other products include Pet Sun Chlorella, Sun Eleuthero, Wakasa Gold, Wakasa Honey, Sun Eleuthero Extract, Sunergize, Sun Chlorella Cream and Sun Eleuthero Tea.

References

(1) Shiro Nakano, Hideo Takekoshi, Masuo Nakano, Chlorella (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) Supplementation Decreases Dioxin and Increases Immunoglobulin A Concentrations in Breast Milk, Journal of Medicinal Food, March 1, 2007, 10(1): 134-142. doi:10.1089/jmf.2006.023.

(2) Jan Nissl, RN, BS, Immunoglobulins, WebMd, September 28, 2006. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/immunoglobulins?print=true


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sun Chlorella USA
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sprinters closest to starter pistol have advantage over those farther away, says study
2. Study indicates grape seed extract may reduce cognitive decline associated with Alzheimers disease
3. Study Ties Herpes Virus to Emerging Form of Diabetes
4. Study underway to find an alternative cure for Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis
5. New study shows American Cancer Society program helps employers
6. New study shows potential to treat or prevent viral cancers
7. Harvard Study in Joint Commission Journal: Mortality Rates Lower in Leapfrog Hospitals
8. Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool
9. New NV Economic Study: Bush Medicare Cuts Undermine State and Local Economic, Jobs Base
10. Benchmarking Study Report on Sales Performance Management
11. UltraShape(R) Commences Pivotal Study for First Non-Invasive Fat Reduction and Body Contouring Device Using Non-Thermal Selective Focused Ultrasound
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Intalere’s ... together more than 200 of the country’s top healthcare executives to share insights ... true benefit of the Forum is the provider-centric perspective, experience, expertise and strategy ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Armune BioScience signed a ... network of laboratory service centers across the country. Launched in April of 2015, Apifiny ... detection of prostate cancer. Apifiny order volume exceeded 3,000 tests in 2015. Primary care ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... A ... Ohio Safety Congress and Expo event March 9-11, 2016. Hosted by Ohio's Bureau ... Center. , As the longest running and largest worker's compensation event in ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, February 26th: Amateur & Professional Divisions ... Division - Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Ticket Prices $30, Social Media: ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Anxiety of older Americans ... start of Medicare Part D a decade ago, according to The Senior Citizens ... adults on how they are coping with rapidly rising costs. “The implications are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016  Resolve Therapeutics, ... transformative new approaches to the treatment of lupus ... of a multiple ascending dose study in patients ... compound RSLV-132. --> ... placebo-controlled multiple ascending dose study of RSLV-132 in ...
(Date:2/10/2016)...  Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Markets: RCHA) ("Rich Pharmaceuticals" ... of its issued and outstanding shares of common stock ... 11, 2016. The Company,s common stock will trade on ... temporary ticker symbol "RCHAD". After 20 trading days, the ... (RCHA).  --> --> ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016  The Baylor ... received an in-kind gift from ... VeinViewer® Vision vein finder for the nursing ... students as they learn how to start ... with traditional technique. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: