Glutathione Articles

Recommendations for Healthy Vision

…within the lens. Low levels of glutathione lead to hardened, inflexible lens. You can increase your glutathione level by taking either glutathione tripeptide (500 mg a day) or a precursor of glutathione, N-acetylcysteine (500 to 600 mg a day). To enhance glutathione's effectiveness, take a multivitamin…

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Glutathione: A Key Substance for Aging Well

…certain humans maintained high blood and tissue levels of a natural compound called glutathione throughout their lives. These same individuals experienced superior health and extreme longevity. What Is Glutathione? Glutathione (pronounced “gloo-tah-thi-on”) was discovered in 1888, but it wasn’t until…

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NAC: A Glutathione Booster

…that can often head off severe liver or kidney damage results. It can neutralize toxins in the liver because of its ability to boost glutathione levels. Glutathione (pronounced “glue-tah-thi-on”), a tripeptide composed of three amino acids—glycine, glutamic acid, and cysteine—occurs naturally…

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The Power of Antioxidants

…the assault. Under ordinary circumstances, your body has the means to manage the process. Substances such as vitamins A, C, and E, selenium, and glutathione all act to step in and absorb these free radicals. (At this point I should mention the obvious: Antioxidants themselves become reactive as they neutralize…

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Probiotic Species and Strains: What Are Their Differences?

…in women L. fermentum This probiotic strain, which has been found in the probiotic foods sourdough and kimchi, produces superoxide dismutase and glutathione, both powerful antioxidants that help neutralize some of the toxic products made in the gut during digestion. L. fermentum has also been isolated…

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