Glutamine is considered as the largest free amino acid in the body, which is produced in the muscles, cerebral and spine. It is distributed to the body organs through blood in the form of nitrogen and carbon. However with growing age this production process may get slow down and does not generate sufficient or required amount, which may necessitate the us e of L-Glutamine as a supplement. Glutamine might be helpful against gut function, the immune system, and other essential processes of the body, especially at the times of stress!
Glutamine plays key roles in protein metabolism, cell volumizing, and anti-catabolism, which has the ability to prevents the breakdown of our muscles. It is considered not only helpful for weight loss without losing muscle mass, but also protect bodybuilders/users against any susceptible illness related to kidney, liver, immune system and intestine etc . It may be beneficial to use against patients like with muscle-wasting and immune-system related illnesses, such as cancer or AIDS.
Becoming ill or losing lean muscle mass are potential signs of glutamine deficiency, anyhow use of Glutamine may be helpful for the following functions:
- It is considered as a vital nutrient for the intestines to rebuild and repair
- It helps healing ulcers, leaky gut and protect them from further damage
- Essential to enhance human memory, focus and concentration
- Improves IBS and diarrhea by balancing mucus production and hence healthy bowel movements
- Promotes muscle growth and decreases muscle waste.
- Improves athletic performance and recovery from endurance exercise
- Improves metabolism and cellular detoxification
- Curbs cravings for sugar and alcohol
- Fights against cancer and diabetes ( as it enhances human blood sugar).
- An essential micro nutrients that promotes the production of skin cells and slows aging.
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