Better Way Health Beta Glucan vs Puritan's Pride® Beta Glucans

This Immune System Supplement comparison study was published in the peer-reviewed* medical journal Anticancer Research in 2018. The study tested many of the best known products in order to see which ones are the most effective. This study, Glucans and Cancer: Comparison of Commercially Available β-glucans - Part IV consisted of several different assays (i.e., tests) measuring the effectiveness that each product had on varying Immune System Cells.

This particular study was conducted by an immunologist from the University of Louisville named Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D. The results below show the comparison data of Puritan's Pride® Beta Glucans compared to Beta Glucan by Better Way Health.   

*It is important to note that the peer-review process ensures that the Scientists, PhDs, and MDs facilitating this research have no bias toward specific brands, variations, or the companies involved. Their sole purpose is to analyze the material in question and to discover how these products impact the immune system, rather than what the companies that manufacture them claim they are doing.

Better Way Health Beta GlucanPuritan's Pride® Beta Glucans
Company Name:Better Way HealthPuritan's Pride®
Company Location:Kennesaw, GAOakdale, NY
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Primary Ingredient:Beta Glucan 100Beta 1, 3 Glucans (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae)
Additional Ingredients:Vegetarian CapsulesVegetable Cellulose, Vegetable Stearic Acid. Contains <2% of: Silica, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate
Source:Baker's YeastBaker's Yeast
Recommended Dosage:Take two capsules daily. We recommend taking the capsules on an empty stomach, then wait 30 minutes before eating or as directed by a healthcare professional.For adults, take one (1) caplet up to three times daily, preferably with meals.
Total Quantity:60 Vegi-Caps60 Caplets
Type:Vegi CapsTablets
Number of Scientific Journals Published:20+1

Scientific Trial Results

Neutrophil Percent Phagocytosis 400mcg Dose
Cellular Secretion of IL-2
Antibody Formation
343.9% of Control245.5% of Control
End Weight of Mammary Carcinoma Tumor
302.4 Milligrams (mg)512.7 Milligrams (mg)
Number of Lung Cancer Metastases
End Weight of Liver in Melanoma Mice
1.22 Grams (g)1.78 Grams (g)
End Weight of Lung in Melanoma Mice
.18 Grams (g).25 Grams (g)
End Weight of Spleen in Melanoma Mice
.21 Grams (g).33 Grams (g)
End Weight of Primary Tumor in Melanoma Mice
.33 Grams (g).29 Grams (g)
Comparison Results
#1 Over All when Tested against 90+ Immune System Products in Peer-Reviewed, Medical JournalsOur Beta Glucan is 16x More effective than Puritan's Pride® Beta Glucans


Accolades or Certifications:Non-GMO, Gluten Free, 100% Natural, GMP Certified, FDA GRAS CertifiedVegetarian, Gluten Free
Side Effects or Allergens:No Known Side Effects or AllergensAvoid this product if you are allergic to yeast
Guarantee or Warranty:60-Day, 100% Money Back Guarantee90-Day Money Back Guarantee
Shelf Life:5-Year Shelf LifeNot Disclosed
How Much More Effective?Beta Glucan by Better Way Health was tested against Puritan's Pride® Beta Glucans. Our Beta Glucan was found to be 16x More Effective in the 2018 Study titled "Glucans and Cancer: Comparison of Commercially Available β-glucans - Part IV"; the Peer-Reviewed Research is Published in the journal "Anticancer Research." Tests were led by Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D. from the University of Louisville.

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