Maitake Magic Can any other natural healing agent match the healing power of maitake mushroom? Studies show maitake can: Activate the immune system Hamper growth and spread of cancer cells Protect normal cells from environmental carcinogens Reduce side effects and augment chemotherapy and radiation treatments Activate the body's immune defenses against bacterial and viral infections Prevent reducing CD4 cells in AIDS patients Help to halt HIV proliferation Reduce symptoms due to infection among HIV/AIDS patients Normalize blood sugar levels and the body's insulin response Lower blood pressure and cholesterol Play a key role in weight loss Maitake is considered to be the fourth therapy in cancer treatment-after chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. In preliminary government-sanctioned studies, prostate and breast cancer patients given Maitake D-fraction have experienced growth inhibition, symptom release, tumor marker reduction, and immune enhancement. The more doctors learn about maitake mushroom, the more excited they become about its long-term health benefits. Now, with this new book by two of the world's leading maitake researchers, the breakthroughs in the study of maitake mushroom are available to everyone.