Wellmune certified by Informed-Sport

23-Oct-2014

Reinforces that the immune health ingredient has been tested for WADA banned substances

US biotechnology company Biothera has announced that its proprietary immune health ingredient, Wellmune, has been officially registered with Informed-Sport and Informed-Choice. This designation marks Wellmune as tested for banned substances and quality assured for athletes.

Wellmune is a 100% natural food, beverage, and supplement ingredient that is clinically proven to help strengthen the immune system. Backed by numerous clinical studies that demonstrate Wellmune’s ability to boost the immune system, the ingredient helps athletes’ stay healthy during and after intense workouts, enabling them to train harder and for longer. Wellmune can be found in high-performing sports and nutritional supplements around the world, including MRI Immune Fit and ImmiFlex.

'Accomplishing the Informed-Sport certification reinforces our commitment to the sports segment,' said Richard Mueller, Chief Executive at Biothera.

'Being registered by Informed Sport provides our manufacturing partners the assurance that Wellmune has rigorously been tested for banned substances and is safe for professional athletes and consumers alike.'

Research has shown that supplement products can become contaminated with low levels of steroid and stimulants that are prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Informed-Sport and Informed-Choice are globally recognised certification programmes for sports supplements, ingredients, and manufacturing facilities. The programme assures that all nutritional supplements and ingredients that carry the Informed-Sport logo have been tested for WADA banned substances.

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The Informed-Sport programme works closely supplement manufacturers and suppliers by providing high-quality analytical testing to minimise the incidence of banned contaminants finding their way into sport.

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