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Protein Misconceptions

From eNewsletter 7/3/2024

DID YOU KNOW that glycine is a simple non-essential amino acid, which acts as a vital building block for glutathione (GSH), a robust antioxidant that becomes less abundant as we age?

Additionally, N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a derivative of the amino acid L-cysteine, which is a precursor of GSH that plays a role in modulating oxidative stress.

According to a study in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, the combination of glycine and NAC shows a significant improvement in correcting GSH deficiency, oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction, especially in older persons.

Glycine is the amino acid bound to one of our favorite supplements, magnesium glycinate!

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