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Glutathione

Meet the 5 Antioxidants You Need for Optimal Health

Posted October 13, 2013

Although there are hundreds of naturally occurring antioxidants, five in particular work together in a unique relationship to support and strengthen the entire antioxidant system. These antioxidants, called network antioxidants, include lipoic acid, vitamins C and E, CoQ10 and, the mother of all antioxidants, glutathione.

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Glutathione Peroxidase Activity May Provide Defence Against Huntington’s Disease

Posted August 26, 2013

Leicester geneticists have discovered a potential defence against Huntington’s disease – a fatal neurodegenerative disorder which currently has no cure. The team of University of Leicester researchers identified that glutathione peroxidase activity – a key antioxidant in cells – protects against symptoms of the disease in model organisms.

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New data indicates oral supplementation can increase glutathione stores, influence immune function

Posted May 4, 2013

Oral supplementation with glutathione can increase the body’s stores of the antioxidant, and could influence immune function, according to new findings from Penn State College of Medicine.

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Glutamine: The Ultimate Healing Supplement

Posted May 1, 2013

The healing powers of glutamine are vast and understated. This completely safe and natural amino acid supplement has been studied for the past 15 years for its unique and compelling healing properties. It is now clear to researchers that glutamine is key in healing the body from certain diseases and ailments.

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Green Tea Increases Glutathione and Plasma Antioxidant Capacity in Adults with the Metabolic Syndrome

Posted February 21, 2013

In a randomized study involving 35 obese subjects with the metabolic syndrome, supplementation with 4 cups of green tea per day or 2 capsules of green tea extract plus 4 cups of water per day was found to be associated with significantly increased plasma antioxidant capacity (1.5 to 2.3 micromol/L and 1.2 to 2.5 micromol/L, respectively) and significantly increased whole blood glutathione (1783 to 2395 microg/g hemoglobin and 1905 to 2751 microg/g hemogloblin, respectively), as compared to controls, at 8 weeks.

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Green Tea Increases Glutathione and Plasma Antioxidant Capacity in Adults with the Metabolic Syndrome

Posted February 16, 2013

In a randomized study involving 35 obese subjects with the metabolic syndrome, supplementation with 4 cups of green tea per day or 2 capsules of green tea extract plus 4 cups of water per day was found to be associated with significantly increased plasma antioxidant capacity and significantly increased whole blood glutathione, as compared to controls, at 8 weeks.

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Glutamine: The ultimate healing supplement

Posted May 24, 2012

The healing powers of glutamine are vast and understated. This completely safe and natural amino acid supplement has been studied for the past 15 years for its unique and compelling healing properties. It is now clear to researchers that glutamine is key in healing the body from certain diseases and ailments.

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Reduce Winter Cold Symptoms with Golden Kiwi

Posted April 30, 2012

The winter cold season is here, which means its time to prevent contracting this viral disease as well as find effective ways to reduce cold symptoms. How about kiwi? A new study in the British Journal of Nutrition reports that elderly volunteers who ate golden kiwi daily suffered significantly less time with some cold symptoms than they did when eating bananas.

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