PURCHASE, N.Y., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The AHCC Research Association is pleased to announce the launch of its '100 Books, 100 Winners Contest' today on Facebook and Twitter. The campaign, which runs through August 7, 2012, creates a fun and interactive way for fans to share their tips on healthy living and receive copies of "The Patient's Guide to AHCC" for free.
Written by Dr. Philippa Cheetham, a board-certified urologist in the Department of Uro-oncology at Columbia University Medical Center, and Dan Lifton, Director of the AHCC Research Association, "The Patient's Guide to AHCC" is a complete and informative guide about AHCC for patients. AHCC, short for Active Hexose Correlated Compound, is a natural immune-modulating ingredient derived from the mycelia (roots) of several subspecies of hybridized Japanese medicinal mushrooms. Supported by over 20 human clinical studies, AHCC has been demonstrated to help patients with liver disease, cancer, hepatitis, infections, numerous chronic conditions as well as healthy people seeking to regulate their immune systems.
The campaign asks fans to submit their best answers to health-related questions posted on Facebook each week. The 100 winners, identified at the end of the giveaway, are selected based on those answers that receive the most votes. To do this, entrants are asked to go back and vote for their favorite answers after the entry period is closed on August 7. The hundred winners with the most votes will then be announced on August 20th to receive a free copy of the book, "The Patient's Guide to AHCC." For more information on how to enter as well as the official rules, visit: Facebook.com/AHCCResearch.
"Our fans are committed to living a healthy and natural lifestyle," said Dan Lifton, Director, AHCC Research Association. "They actively share, and enjoy receiving tips, on ways to improve their health and well-being. We are always looking for ways to help them by offering new insights and resources, such as this new and informative book about AHCC which provides a wealth of research on an important immune-enhancing ingredient that many people can benefit from."
About AHCC Research Association
The mission of the AHCC Research Association is to increase public awareness of Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC), educate consumers and doctors on its preventative and therapeutic benefits, and support research studies on AHCC. For more information, visit: www.AHCCResearch.org.
Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) is one of the world's most researched natural immune-modulating compounds. In addition to its immune-regulating abilities, AHCC has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties and other healing features. Supported by over 20 human clinical studies, AHCC has been used in over 1000 medical clinics and hospitals worldwide.
SOURCE AHCC Research Association