Boosting Immunity One System at a Time
Customers utilizing WILD's H.I.T.S. -- Health Ingredient Technology & Solutions® -- ingredients for immunity have the ability to emphasize health benefits to consumers with clinically proven results. WILD's customers will gain market share and increase brand equity with the use of a variety of immune-supporting ingredients. WILD continues to recognize new and emerging market trends in health and wellness while always providing consumers with great-tasting products.
WILD Flavors, Inc. has a line of H.I.T.S. -- Health Ingredient Technology & Solutions® -- which provides a wide variety of health ingredients and concepts that address the latest health concerns of consumers while continuing to provide great taste.
Immunel™ milk peptide is available exclusively through WILD from WILD’s partnership with Sterling Technology. It is a clinically tested ingredient that supports immune health and balances total immunity. Studies have shown Immunel™ to: rapidly increase phagocytosis, increase the number and vigor of immune cells that respond to microbial (bacterial) invaders, activate natural killer cells and more.
Contains purple sweet potato, purple corn, purple carrot, rhubarb, tomato and red cabbage. Delivers anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that protect the body from free radical damage, support the immune system, maintain healthy blood glucose levels and reduce inflammation.
Echinacea may help support a healthy immune system.
Astragalus is rich in polysaccharides, the main nutrients that feed our bodies. Astragalus also supports T-cell function and maintains proper immune health.
Bilberry helps maintain heart health, connective tissue and eye health. Bilberry Extract contains anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that can protect from free radical damage.
Grapeskin and Grapeseed Extracts
Grapeskin and Grapeseed Extracts help Vitamin C enter body cells. They are powerful antioxidants that uphold proper immune function. Grapeskin and Grapeseed Extracts also help maintain skin health and proper joint function.
Soy isoflavones scavenge reactive oxygen species and may help maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. They also provide optimal nutritional support during menopause.
Polyphenols are widely known for their antioxidative effects. Polyphenols capture and neutralize free radicals and other pro-oxidants. The most important of the Polyphenols, called "catechins", are isolated from green tea. The most poweful catechin is Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). WILD has Polyphenols from red, black, green and white tea, apples, yerbamate and olives, available for use in food, beverage and supplement applications.
Cranberry Extract is an excellent source of antioxidants. It is commonly used to maintain a healthy urinary tract. Studies have shown cranberries make the urine more acidic by converting the usual uric acid form of urine into hippuric acid, a much stronger acid. Hippuric acid has an antibacterial effect on the urinary tract, preventing infectious bacteria from adhering on the urinary tract wall.
Fucoidan is a sulfonated polysaccharide found in brown seaweed. It is shown to have many benefits, such as maintaining immune and gastrointestinal health, neutralizing free radicals and providing nutritional support throughout life.
Vitamins A, C & E
Vitamins A, C and E show antioxidant activity. They all reduce oxidative stress in the body by neutralizing free radicals. Antioxidant nutrient content claims can be made with vitamins A, C and E.
This is a unique blend of antioxidants that is clean-tasting and lightly colored. The blend includes rooibos tea extract, grapeseed extract, white tea extract, and green tea extract. It is standardized to 40% polyphenols and has an ORAC value of approximately 6000 micromoles TE/g. Tea is a very rich source of a specific kind of antioxidant called flavonoids. Flavonoids are very effective free radical scavengers that help support a healthy immune system.
Acerola Extract - Juice Powder
Acerola is rich in Vitamin C and polyphenols, which have radical scavenging effects. In Brazil, acerola has been consumed as a natural remedy for fever and dysentery. Vitamin C is needed for a healthy immune system. Studies have shown Vitamin C may help the body fight infection and prevent colds.
Emblica Powder (Indian Gooseberry)
Indian Gooseberry (Phyllanthus Emblica) has an ORAC value greater than either acai or blueberry. This is attributable to a composition of 60% low molecular weight tannins. Emblica functions as a superior antioxidant and may aid in overall immune health and cardiovascular fitness.