FAQs

Your Questions Answered

Source of whey protein isolate in Immuplex?

Cow’s milk.

 

What exactly is glutathione (GSH) and how is it important?

Whey has potent antioxidant activity, likely by contributing cysteine rich protein that aid in the synthesis of GSH. GSH is the master antioxidant of the body. Glutathione is a tri-peptide of the amino acids cysteine, glycine, and glutamic acid. Tissue glutathione levels increase when cysteine levels increase within the cell.


Study has shown that virus infection could reduce host intracellular GSH concentration and oxidative stress is common consequence of virus infection. The role if the immune system is to reduce oxidative stress. Therefore an adequate supply of GSH is a crucial factor in the maintenance of an effective immune system.

 

What causes the decrease of glutathione (GSH)?

Poor diet, pollution, medication, radiation, stress, injury, trauma, burns, aging, infection etc.

 

How do we get glutathione (GSH)?

GSH is synthesized within the body from amino acids. Consuming protein is essential for the formation of GSH.

 

Can gout patient take Immuplex?

Milk is considered low purine food, therefore Immuplex may not have direct associate with gout. However they should take precaution when increase protein intake in their diet.

 

Can diabetes patient take Immuplex?

Yes. Immuplex used Sucralose, is a type of sugar substitute which suitable for diabetes patients. How does Immuplex affect sugar levels in diabetes patients?

Immuplex contains whey protein which has stimulating effect on insulin secretion in healthy and diabetes patients. This insulinotropic effect helps to reduce postprandial glycemia.

 

Will Immuplex cause weight gain?

Immuplex is rich in branch chain amino acids (BCAA). If a person takes Immuplex while undergo training/exercise, it will help in building muscle, decrease % body fat.

 

Can pregnant and lactating mothers take Immuplex?

Yes.

 

Is Immuplex gluten free?

Yes.

 

Is Immuplex suitable for vegetarian?

There are few types of vegetarian:
i) Lacto-vegetarian: Those whom can consume dairy product
ii) Lacto-ovo-vegetarian: Those whom can consume dairy and egg products
iii) Vegan: strictly on vegen diet

* Source of Immuplex is derived from cow’s milk, therefore it is suitable for lacto-vegetarian and lacto-ovo vegetarian. If the vegetarian practice is due to religion, it is subject to the person’s practice.

 

I’m lactose intolerance, can I take Immuplex?

Yes. Whey Protein Isolate contains between 90-95% pure protein with little to negligible lactose. And it is easy to digest. However, cow’s milk protein allergy patients need to avoid dairy products and look for alternative.

 

Is Immuplex halal?

The protein that extracted is halal certified. Immuplex is made in Australia and halal certification is not mandatory for FDA in Australia.

 

When is the best time to take Immuplex?

There is no ‘best time’ to take this product. It will be better absorbed if taken in empty stomach.

 

Is there any other flavour?

At present, we have only one flavour - Banana Vanilla. However, you can mix it with juices or other drinks for more fun taste.

 

 

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