Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid, which can be manufactured by the body and also acquired from food – unlike essential amino acids that can only be obtained via dietary sources or supplementation. In times of stress or during intense exercise and physical activity, glutamine can become depleted. Glutamine is involved in many processes in the body and has been seen to improve mental alertness, increase energy levels, promote weight loss, protect the body from stress, promote an acid-alkaline balance in the body therefore, a healthy digestive tract. It is a fuel source for the immune system, a precursor to GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), and is needed for a healthy gut, specifically ‘leaky gut’, which is a major cause of chronic inflammation.
As with most amino acid supplements your body needs vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) as a cofactor to enable it to metabolise them.
- Promotes gut and brain health
- Improves muscle growth and athletic performance
- Helps balance blood sugar levels
- Promotes weight loss
- Helps maintain optimal immune function (especially under time of heavy stress load)
- Improves mental alertness
- Enhances energy levels
- Promotes an acid-alkaline balance, helping to maintain a healthy digestive tract
L-Glutamine 500 mg – (L-Glutamine in a pure crystalline free-form amino acid).
Most amino acids come in two forms; D- or L- (such as L-tyrosine or D-tyrosine). The D-amino acid is a mirror image of the L- amino acid – in other words the D- form is a backward image. Both can be taken. However, the L- form is preferable as it is the exact image of the amino acid in its natural form found in the body. The L- form is considered the more effective for overall human health.
Other Ingredients: Dicalcium phosphate, cellulose, vegetable stearin, cellulose gum, modified cellulose, silica, and magnesium stearate.
Contains No sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
As a dietary supplement, adults take one tablet, one to three times daily between meals or as directed by a health professional.
Store in a cool, dry place and away from direct light.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.Children, pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding, should consult their doctor before use. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines. No long-term use without professional advice.
Contraindications: If you have a monosodium sensitivity, use glutamine with caution as the body may metabolize glutamine into glutamate. If you are taking seizure medications, consult your doctor before use.
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