Since the 1990s, anti-cancer foods have been selling well in the US market. The mainstream anti-cancer health foods in the international market include 7 categories of α-lipoic acid, arabinogalactan, asiaticoside, echinacea, cordyceps, astragalus and fungi (fruiting bodies).
Fungi are huge in nature. Studies have shown that any fungal fruiting body contains a large amount of β1-3, β1-6 glucan polysaccharides. These polysaccharide substances have the function of activating the immune system and promoting the body to produce anticancer substances in the human body. The anti-cancer effect of fungal fruiting bodies has been unanimously recognized by medical circles all over the world, such as lentinan, cordyceps polysaccharide, ganoderma lucidum polysaccharide, Yunzhi peptide, and polysaccharides of Hericium erinaceus.[email protected]
Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural water-soluble substance extracted from plants. It is mostly a synthetic product, and its main function is a "radical trapping agent", which can prevent cancer from occurring. There are a variety of alpha-lipoic acid health foods on the US market.
Arabinogalactan is also extracted from plants, can promote the growth of probiotics in the intestine, activate the human immune system to produce white blood cells, monocytes and NK cells, which can directly improve human immunity and prevent malignant tumors. Health food ingredients.
It is native to China and India and is a commonly used herbal medicine. Western researchers have confirmed that asiaticoside can directly enhance the body's ability to fight cancer and immunity. In recent years, asiaticoside has been very popular in the US and European markets, and has become one of the largest imports of plant extracts in the United States.
Echinacea, also known as "Echinacea", is a plant native to North America that enhances the body's ability to fight cancer. This product is also a natural vegetable extract health care product with a large sales volume in the western countries.
Cordyceps is one of the special products of China, and it is produced in the plateau meadow soil distribution areas of Tibet, Yunnan and Sichuan. American researchers believe that Cordyceps extract can directly enhance human immunity and prevent the occurrence of malignant tumor diseases. Its main active ingredient is "cungic acid." The production of cordycepic acid by Chinese enterprises has been successful, which has greatly reduced the production cost and sales price of Cordyceps health food.
Astragalus is native to northwestern China. Foreign researchers believe that Astragalus is an excellent anti-aging and anti-cancer food raw material, which can improve human immunity and prevent malignant tumor diseases. Every year, American health care product manufacturers import a large amount of scutellaria from China and process it into health food sales.