AHCC®, ETAS®, OLIGONOL® : exclusive extracts with clinically-validated properties

“Empowering life with Nature’s resources” is the mission of our partner Amino-Up Co. Based in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Amino-Up produces bioactive substances from natural sources. Amino-Up and VF Bioscience share the same philosophy: offer only exclusive, carefully developed ingredients with proven efficacy. We are proud to make these innovative, valuable products available to European consumers.

AHCC®

AHCC® (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is produced by a patented process of Shiitake mycelium culture. AHCC®’s main active components, alpha-glucans, are small molecules easily absorbed by the organism. AHCC® is Japan’s top-selling immune support ingredient, its properties have been described in more than 50 scientific articles, including reports of more than 20 human clinical studies.…

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ETAS®

ETAS® is an innovative extract obtained from asparagus, which alleviates the effects of stress by controlling the levels of cortisol. ETAS® also shows a clinically validated efficacy for sleep improvement, support of mood and cognitive function, and protection of neuronal cells. Most of ETAS® beneficial effects derive from its capacity to induce cytoprotective heat-shock proteins.…

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OLIGONOL®

OLIGONOL® is a potent antioxidant ingredient made from highly-absorbable, low molecular weight lychee polyphenols. Clinical studies have demonstrated the efficacy of OLIGONOL® in the fields of overweight/metabolic syndrome (regulation of blood lipids and glycemia), sport nutrition (prevention of heat stress and inflammation, improvement of blood flow), as well as anti-aging (prevention of skin glycation). OLIGONOL®…

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