Embria Health Science’s dietary supplement ingredient EpiCor has been shown in multiple published human clinical trials to help strengthen the immune system through several mechanisms and modes of action. One of EpiCor’s most important functions is to increase levels of secretory IgA (sIgA), a vital antibody in the body’s first line of defense.

sIgA is the antibody that plays a key role in mucosal immunity. Mucosal immunity refers to the portion of the immune system that provides protection to various mucous membranes against invasion by potentially pathogenic microbes. The mucous membranes are on the surface of cavities that are exposed to the external environment, such as the digestive and respiratory tracts.

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