The Eight Essential Glyconutrients
The following description of the eight essential glyconutrients comes in part from 'Sugars that Heal' by Dr Emil Mondoa and Mindy Kitei.
Fucose is abundant in human breast milk and certain mushrooms. It has been shown to influence brain development, act as immune modulator by inhibiting tumour growth and its spread and enhancer of cellular communication. It also guards against respiratory tract infections and inhibits allergic reactions. High concentrations of fucose are found at the junctions of nerves, as well as in the kidneys, testes, and in the outer layer of skin.
The next essential glyconutrient: Galactose
The other eight essential glyconutrients:
- N-acetylneuraminic acid
Copyright 2005 Glyconutrients Reference - Last Updated May 2005
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