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                           FEBRUARY 2004

            Help Your Body Fight Back
Medical doctors say supporting healthy immune function 
can help prevent or lessen the severity of many diseases 

Every day, we are exposed to a vast assortment of viruses and bacteria. Most of the time our immune system kicks in, battling germs before they can make us sick. But stress, poor nutrition, lack of sleep, and other factors can lower our immune system's function and make us vulnerable to disease. Did you know that you may help safeguard your health, and boost your immune system, with aged garlic extract (AGE)?

The immune system is our body's natural defense system that keeps us healthy. Without it, invading organisms, with which we come into contact constantly, would cause illness and disease. There are many components of the immune system, including natural killer cells, T&B cells and macrophages. Collectively, this network functions primarily against bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. 

"AGE can help boost your body's ability fight a wide variety of infections," says Garry F. Gordon, M.D., D.O., MD(H). So what can you do if you feel a cough or sniffles coming on? Dr. Gordon says AGE may help keep the disease from worsening. "Keeping a bottle of AGE in the house at all times is a convenient way to help fight many diseases as soon as symptoms appear." 

Numerous scientific studies have been conducted on AGE relating to its effect on the immune system. AGE has been found to have superior properties that stimulate the immune system, and is much gentler to the body, compared to other forms of garlic.  Studies suggest that AGE may support various immune factors, such as the ability of immune cells to engulf foreign organisms, T-lymphocyte activity, natural killer cell activity, and antibody generation. 

Overview of Immune-Enhancing Effects of AGE 

and its F4 Protein Fraction

         Cell Line


F4 Protein Fraction

Natural Killer Cells

­ 160%



­ 110-290%

­ 250%


­ 60%


­ 30-900%




­ 230-300%

During the flu season, it is encouraging to know studies have found that with regard to influenza virus, AGE may enhance the effectiveness of an influenza vaccine and when used alone and may be as effective as the vaccine. Another study found that AGE significantly improved outcome prior to per nasal inoculation with influenza virus. 

It is best to boost the immune system through proper and constant care. And, a healthy immune system can mean the difference between getting mildly sick versus something much worse. "Since a healthy immune system is key to not getting sick in the first place, and AGE has been shown in numerous studies to be effective in boosting the immune system, it makes sense to take a daily garlic supplement," says Dr. Gordon. It is amazing what the body is capable of when given the tools to heal itself.

Biography - Garry F. Gordon, M.D.

Dr. Garry F. Gordon conducts a medical research facility, Gordon Research Institute.  He is a medical consultant, medical legal expert, conference organizer, and he lectures extensively on The End of Bypass Surgery Is In Sight and The Future of Chelation.  Dr. Gordon is on the Board of Homeopathic Medical Examiners for Arizona and is co-founder of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM).  He is Founder/President of the International College of Advanced Longevity (ICALM), Board Member of International Oxidative Medicine Association (IOMA) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for The National Foundation for Alternative Medicine.  As an internationally recognized expert on chelation therapy, Dr. Gordon is now attempting to establish standards for the proper use of oral and intravenous chelation therapy as an adjunct therapy for all diseases.  Currently, Dr. Gordon is a full-time consultant for Longevity Plus, a nutritional supplement company located in Payson, Arizona.  He is responsible for the design of the majority of their supplements, which are widely used by alternative health practitioners around the world.  He is advisor to the American Board of Chelation Therapy and past instructor for chelation for chelation physicians.  He is responsible for Peer Review for Chelation Therapy in the State of Arizona.


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