Dr. Sears Introduces Fruit Chews with Wellmune WGP

Dr. Sears Family Essentials™ brand of children’s supplements and healthy snacks has introduced two new products to its line of Immune Plus Fruit Chews that contain Vitamins C and D, Zinc, Selenium, and Wellmune WGP®, a natural ingredient clinically proven to enhance immune health.

“Our proprietary blend mobilizes and fortifies you child's immune system while they play and work,” said Dr. William Sears, renowned pediatrician, author and lecturer. “Immunity is a key part of a healthy childhood.”

The Immune Plus Fruit Chews are available in two flavors: citrus and pom-blueberry. Immune Plus Fruit Chews are 100% all-natural and contain no artificial colors or flavors.

Biothera, the manufacturer of Wellmune WGP, had sampled the new Immune Plus Fruit Chews at the IFT 2010 Annual Meeting & Food Expo July 18-20 in Chicago.

Peer-reviewed clinical research has demonstrated that Wellmune WGP safely enhances natural immune responses that protect against a wide range of health challenges. Wellmune WGP activates billions of innate immune cells, which are the body’s first line of defense, to more quickly find and kill foreign challenges without over stimulating the immune system.

“As a medical doctor for more than 30 years, I believe that a healthy immune system is the key to prevention,” said Dr. Sears. “Wellmune WGP is safe, effective and a key ingredient in our new Immune Plus Fruit Chews.”

About Dr. Sears Family Essentials

Dr. Sears Family Essentials line of products was created and formulated with the goal of providing parents with healthy alternatives to current snacking and supplement options. The products contain no artificial ingredients and are always 100% natural. The Dr. Sears Family Essentials line includes supplement fruit chews, Omega–3 fish oil liquids and gels, specifically formulated infant and toddler supplements, and Popumz™, a healthy line of snack crisps. Sears' plans for the new products include securing distribution in traditional retail as well as points of "nutritional breakdown" including schools, community centers, and other areas currently dominated by unhealthy snack providers.

About Wellmune WGP

Wellmune WGP® is a natural ingredient that is clinically proven to enhance key immune cells that are the body’s first line of defense. Designed for functional foods, beverages and supplements, Wellmune WGP strengthens innate immune cells to more quickly find and kill foreign challenges. Wellmune WGP also enhances the immune system to protect against the harmful effects of physical or lifestyle stress. Wellmune WGP is patented, GRAS, TGA-approved, Kosher, Halal, non-allergenic and GMO-free. The ingredient is recipient of an IFT Innovation Award and a Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Research Award. Wellmune WGP is a product of Biothera, a U.S. biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health.

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