Healthy Truth Immunity Series (Part 4) - Ashwagandha

Relieve Stress and Inflammation for Increased Immunity


How does our immune system work? When the body senses foreign substances (antigens), the immune
system works to recognize the antigens and rids them by creating antibodies. If the immune system
encounters that antigen again, the antibodies created by the immune system are ready to do their job.

Polyphenols and Immunity: Polyphenols are a category of compounds naturally found in plant foods. They
contain antioxidant properties that can help keep you healthy and protect against diseases. They may lower
blood sugar levels, lower your risk of heart disease, prevent blood clots, protect against cancer, promote
healthy digestion, promote brain function, and help fight infections. They are found in vegetables, fruits, nuts,
seeds, legumes, herbs and spices, dark chocolate.


Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb and has been used for more than 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase
energy levels, and increase immunity. Many of its benefits are attributed to its high concentration of withanolides,
which have been shown to fight inflammation. Ashwagandha has been attributed with lowering blood sugar levels,
containing anti-cancer properties, reducing cortisol levels, and reducing stress and anxiety.

Inflammation and Immunity: Inflammation in the body has a direct correlation with decreased immune system
functioning. Inflammation occurs when tissues are injured by bacteria, trauma, or toxins. The damages cells release
chemicals. These chemicals cause blood vessels to leak fluid into the tissues causing swelling. Inflammation slows down
the immune system and render it less effective. Studies in humans have found that Ashwagandha increases the activity
of Natural Killer Cells, which are immune cells that fight infection and help you stay healthy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19504465, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19388865

Stress and Immunity: Stress reduces the immune systems ability to fight off antigens, thus allowing bacteria and viruses
into our body with the inability to fend them off.

Increase Muscle Mass & Strength: Research has shown that Ashwagandha may increase strength and improve body
composition. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26609282

Healthy Truth Go Pro: Healthy Truth Go Pro is a proprietary blend of pea protein, sacha inchi protein, and brown rice
protein. It contains a complete amino acid profile and is easily assimilable by the body, hypoallergenic, and anti-
bloating. The blend also contains maca (adaptogen), Ashwagandha (adaptogen, stress reliever, immunity builder,
improve body composition & increase strength), and inulin (prebiotic).

Healthy Truth Go Green: Healthy Truth Go Green blend is a powerhouse of 15 immunity boosting SUPERPOWDERS,
including Ashwagandha, spirulina, moringa, chlorella, matcha, barley grass. I scoop and your immune system is off and
running to combat bacteria, viruses, and other antigens.

Ahwagandha: Also available in bulk: please inquire at info@healthytruth.com