Immune Health News, Research and Knowledge

Dedicated to improving lives through health sciences, we’re passionate about education. Here you’ll find the latest IMMUSE™ news and research, market trends and insights, as well as helpful immune health information and tips for the whole family.

  • 3 Essential Vitamins for the Immune System

    How Vitamins C, D and Zinc Support a Healthy Immune System When it comes to vitamins for the immune system, making sure you receive the right nutrients is imperative for healthy immune function. Like the rest of your body, your immune system works better when you’re eating a variety of whole, nutritious foods. Knowing what vitamins support the immune system, and which foods contain what nutrients, is key. Below we discuss 3 essential vitamins for immune support and how to get more of them in your daily life. (1) Vitamin C and the Immune System If you’re feeling run down or have actually caug... Read More ›

  • What are Peyer’s Patches?

    The Unique Location and Function of Your Many Peyer’s Patches The lymphatic system, which is a part of your immune system, is a network of vessels, glands, organs and tissues that work together to protect your body, remove cellular waste and maintain bodily fluid levels. Various lymphatic organs, such as Peyer’s patches, produce and release specialized white blood cells, known as lymphocytes, and other immune cells to help eliminate potentially risky material before it can cause harm to your body. The other major function of the lymphatic system is to drain extra lymph fluid – which is mostl... Read More ›

  • 3 Common Probiotics Myths

    By now you’ve probably heard that probiotics are good for your gut health. But do you know what qualifies as a probiotic? Or that different probiotic strains impact your health in particular ways? Read More ›

  • Nature and the Immune System: The Immune Boosting Effects of Trees

    Discover the Connection Between Nature, Better Health and the Immune System The scientific evidence is conclusive — spending time in nature is good for you. Just being in green spaces, like gardens, parks and forests, has been shown to lower stress, heartrate and blood pressure, while boosting the immune system and buoying your mood. According to data collected from over 140 studies involving 290 million people worldwide, exposure to nature is associated with a long list of health benefits that support longevity. The report revealed that living near or having access to open green spaces reduc... Read More ›

  • What are Postbiotics and Their Advantages

    The Emerging Concept of Postbiotics are Changing the Way Biotics are Delivered In the ever evolving world of biotics research, postbiotics have emerged as the latest nutritional strategy for supporting gut health and beyond — providing a number of key advantages over probiotics. Below we take a closer look at the gut microbiome and differences between probiotics, prebiotics and postbiotics; and why postbiotic supplements may be the biotic of choice, especially when it comes to functional foods. Say Hello to Your Gut Microbiome Living within your gut are trillions of microorganisms, includi... Read More ›

  • How to Boost Your Immune System with Exercise

    Want Strong Immunity? Start Walking, According to Science It’s not a secret that physical activity is good for your health, but did you know that you can boost your immune system with exercise? It’s true. Growing evidence in the field of exercise immunology indicates that physical activity influences the normal function of your immune system. Whether for better or worse depends on the intensity and duration of exercise. How Does Exercise Boost Your Immune System? Your immune system consists of many different types of specialized immune cells that work together to protect the health of your ... Read More ›

  • Meet the Experts at IMMUSE™: Professor Dr. Colin Hill

    Kyowa Hakko’s Scientific Advisor on the Exciting World of Postbiotics Dedicated to improving lives through health sciences, Kyowa Hakko is passionate about consumer education — partnering with world class experts to disseminate complex scientific information. Professor Dr. Colin Hill is a leading scientists and thought leader in the field of gut-microbiome research, and the latest addition to the IMMUSE™ Scientific Advisory Board. As a part of IMMUSE’s team of experts, Dr. Hill will help further advance the understanding and education of postbiotics by participating in group discussions, as ... Read More ›

  • 5 Benefits of a Strong Immune System

    The Positive Effects of Maintaining Healthy Immune Function Having a strong immune system means that your immune system is healthy and functioning optimally for better immunity. Most times you won’t even notice your immune system working overtime to keep your body healthy. A well-functioning immune system performs its duties quietly, continuously patrolling the body for any external substances that may have snuck in — initiating a complete defense strategy when necessary. In addition to upholding good health, there a number of benefits associated with having a strong immune system that shou... Read More ›

  • Does Stress Weaken Your Immune System?

    When it comes to the relationship between stress and the immune system, it’s complicated. There’s good stress and there’s bad stress. Knowing the difference and how to respond is crucial to your immune health. In order to fully understand the impacts of stress on the immune system, as well as how to manage stress in ways that support your immunity, we turned to immunologist and IMMUSE™ educational expert, Dr. Moday’s chapter on “Optimizing Your Stress” in her latest book, The Immunotype Breakthrough (2021). Read More ›

  • Bringing Innovation to the Immune Health Ingredient Space

    Kyowa Recognized for Its Cutting-Edge Postbiotic, IMMUSE™: (LC-Plasma) Based on its recent analysis of the immune health ingredient industry, Frost & Sullivan named Kyowa Hakko USA the 2021 North American New Product Innovator for its clinically backed, patent-protected, heat-stable postbiotic, IMMUSE™: (LC-Plasma). The novel dietary, functional food and beverage ingredient is uniquely positioned to match key customer needs, including ease of usability, flexible formulation and widespread application — on top of providing more comprehensive immune support than traditional immune health ingred... Read More ›