Beta Glucan is better than Elderberry for Immune Health

Last updated June 22, 2022

Research Confirms Beta Glucan Outperforms Elderberry

In university studies measuring key immune markers like natural killer cell production, antibody formation, and phagocytosis of neutrophils (among others) showing each product's immune function performance, elderberry significantly underperformed* compared to Better Way Health Beta Glucan 100.

Based on the results, Better Way Health Beta Glucan 100 is on average 64 times more effective than leading elderberry supplements, providing safer more effective immune support.

If you are looking for a true immune system booster — why waste your time & money elsewhere?!

*Results published in Choosing a Natural Immunomodulator: A Scientific Approach by Vaclav Vetvicka, Ph.D., Department of Pathology, University of Louisville

What is Beta Glucan?

Beta glucan has been around for decades but is now gaining mainstream attention due to its wide-ranging capabilities compared to other immunity products like Elderberry.

This natural, plant-based molecule “modulates” (changes) your immune system by activating every immune system cell in the body: Macrophages, Neutrophils, Basophils, Natural Killer Cells, etc.

Macrophages, specifically, trigger a host of immune functions that allow the body to produce the most complete, effective, and appropriate immune response achievable. The activity of the body's immunocytes (immune cells) determines how well your immune system traps and consumes invaders that do not belong in the body.

When the body is confronted with challenges and threats, beta glucan puts immune cells on “high alert” to confront the attackers.

Simply put, beta glucan is the catalyst that makes our immune system smarter, increasing the strength of our wellness forces.

What is Elderberry?

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a dark purple berry from the European elder tree, which grows in Europe, North America, Asia, and Northern Africa.

This popular berry has gained major popularity over the last few years due to its marketed capabilities for immune support and other health benefits.

Extracts of elderberry, used by Native Americans as a natural remedy against fever and rheumatism, and in Europe, often called a "natural antibiotic," this medicinal plant contains high levels of three bioflavonoids: kaempferol, quercetin, and anthocyanin.

However, a major problem with most elderberry products is that many types of Sambucus species are excessively processed and mixed together during supplement production, not taking into consideration that their profiles are very different. Studies reveal this inexpensive manufacturing practice leaves most elderberry products with no anti-oxidant properties and few health benefits.

Elderberry in juice form, when produced properly, may yield some health benefits, but further research is needed to know the exact amounts to consume, how it works in the body, and the risk of possible allergic reactions. Due to lack of standardization, it cannot be safely recommended for any particular health benefit, despite drastic marketing claims by some companies.

Elderberry should be avoided altogether (or used with extreme caution under physician's care) for the following:

❌ Taken alongside diabetic medications, since elderberry may increase effects
❌ Taken alongside diuretics/laxatives, since elderberry may increase effects
❌ For those taking immunosuppressants, since elderberry may cause overstimulation of the immune system
❌ For those with autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or lupus due to the risk of overstimulating the immune system
❌ For women pregnant or lactating due to risk of toxicity and potential GI distress

Why Better Way Health Beta Glucan?

Better Way Health's highly purified beta glucan ingredient activates resting immune cells making them smarter, faster, and stronger when confronted with threats and challenges better than anything. Ultimately, this product provides the most effective all-around immune support based on peer-reviewed research. The results speak for themselves!

✅ 20+ scientific journals published showing safety and efficacy
✅ Outperforms all other brands of beta glucan (plus Elderberry) in comparative studies
✅ Completely Non-GMO and Natural
✅ No known side effects and GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) affirmed by the FDA
✅ Proven to enhance overall immune function

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How to Use Beta Glucan 100

To get the best results from Beta Glucan 100, we recommend taking 2 capsules every day first thing in the morning, then wait 30 minutes before eating. This provides a one-month supply with each bottle.

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