The average person comes into contact with as many as 60,000 different types of germs a day, said Philip Tierno, director of clinical microbiology and immunology at NYU and author of “The Secret Life of Germs,”in an interview with ABC
. Dealing with those germs falls to the body’s natural defense mechanism: the immune system.
Every day your immune system fends off attacks from all sorts of invaders, including:
- Even native cells (cells made by the body) that have mutated and become abnormal, such as those that cause cancer
It falls to several different types of white blood cells to keep you from falling victim to these foreign bodies… and it’s here that AHCC can help boost your body’s immunity.
White blood cells are different from all the other cells in your body—they actually function more like single-celled organisms, moving freely around the body and destroying anything that doesn’t belong.
AHCC has been proven to help boost immunity by increasing the number of several different types of white blood cells without the many side effects
of other options.
Some of the types of white blood cells
involved in the process are: