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Featured Brand: Host Defense

Host Defense logoBy Susan Brown

Paul Stamets, founder of Host Defense, is a mycologist and the author of six books on mushroom cultivation and identification, including the definitive text, “Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms.”  As a certified organic food producer with over 35 years of experience, Paul is considered the world leader in functional food mushroom research. 

Host Defense cultivates the mushrooms that are found in all their products and as such has complete control over their raw materials.  Mushrooms are harvested at the precise time to ensure capturing the full spectrum of nutrients at peak performance levels. 

Throughout history mushrooms have been used as functional foods and medicines.  Worldwide, they provide macro- and micro-nutrients, while simultaneously conferring benefits to multiple bodily systems.

All of their mushroom supplements are:

  • Certified Organic by the Washington State  Department of Agriculture
  • Full spectrum of active constituents
  • Grown and processed in the USA
  • Purity assured
  • Free of GMOs, pesticides and other contaminants  
  • Sustainably cultivated under strictly controlled laboratory conditions
  • P Value®  Certified for maximum growth
  • Freeze dried to preserve nutrients
Turkey TailTurkey Tail – Predominant in woodlands throughout the world, Turkey Tail is one of the best-documented mushrooms in scientific research.  With a wide spectrum of beneficial properties, Turkey Tail has unique polysaccharides that support the immune system.
Cordyceps Extract
Cordyceps Extract – Long used by Himalayan people to support strenuous, high altitude activities, professional athletes have discovered support for increased oxygen intake and higher endurance levels. 
Chaga Extract
Chaga Extract  Chaga is a unique species that has been used for centuries and is treasured worldwide for its health-enhancing and anti-oxidant properties. 
CordyChi Extract
Cordychi Extract – Containing a uniquely balanced bend of Cordyceps and Reishi, Cordychi offers the benefit of supporting energy and oxygen uptake with cellular nutrients. 
Stamets 7 Extract
Stamets 7 Extract – A unique blend, designed by Paul Stamets, this functional food multiple helps maintain peak performance and health.  This product contains a full spectrum of constituents essential for supporting natural immunity.