Being a nonessential acid not only means that the body is able to manufacture Glycine on its own; it also implies that the body is able to manufacture enough of it on its own, that little outside supplementation or consumption of Glycine is needed by most people. Glycine can be made directly from the synthesis of Choline that takes place in the kidneys and liver. It also has the ability to be derived from another amino acid called Serine, but can be transformed back into Serine under the right conditions. This process allows the body to detoxify the liver, as well as the manufacture bile to assist the digestive system.
Glycine is often taken with Creatine because it boosts the effectiveness of the Creatine. This creates a reaction which builds muscle mass at an accelerated rate while at the same time, continually supplying the body with new energy, storing some of that energy for use later. Glycine can also be found in the skin, in various tissues, and in Collagen, which helps to keep the skin flexible and well rooted to the bones and other tissues. Glycine may also be used as a type of sweetener in some foods because of its somewhat sweet taste.
Health Benefits Provided by Glycine
Glycine is necessary in reactions that help to form peptides, purines, Adenosine Triphosphate, nucleic acids, bile acids, proteins, Glutathione, Creatine, bile salts, porphyrins, Hemoglobin, Glucose, and other types of amino acids and essential nutrients. There is a hormone known as Glucagon which is able to convert Glycine into Glucose. This hormone can then be used by the body to fulfill certain energy needs. It is Glycine which stimulates this hormone into action in the first place; allowing the Glucose to be released once the conversion has taken place, which in turn will let that energy flow. The body would not be able to make proper use of the benefits of Glucose without Glycine. Glucose can also be found in high concentrations throughout the spinal cord because it inhibits certain signals, or neurotransmitters.
It doesn't only inhibit some neurotransmitters, it also helps others which are responsible for cognition and memory in the brain. Glycine may also block the passage of certain toxins attempting to enter the system, converting them to something more harmless before they reach their goal.
Supplement FactsServing size: 1000 milligrams
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** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
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As a dietary supplement, take 1000mg one to three times per day, depending on individual needs, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
Glycine is recommended to be taken in serving sizes of 100mg to be consumed up to 3 times per day, depending on intended effect. As the body is able to manufacture Glycine on its own, a Glycine supplement is usually not necessary for most people. Always speak with a medical professional before use, especially if you have had a prior medical condition.
CONCENTRATION OF GLYCINE
There are no fillers or additives of any kind present in this product.
GLYCINE SIDE EFFECTS
As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, Glycine should be relatively safe. However, there were a few reports of minor gastrointestinal issues when taking this product. Those that have suffered through a history of liver or kidney problems should avoid this product. Also, because fluctuating amounts of one amino acid will affect the levels of other amino acids in the body, other amino acids should be taken as well to level things out.
This product dissolves easily in water and juice, and it has a sweet taste to it. (Glycine may also be used as a type of sweetener in some foods because of its taste.) Once finished, this product should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture.
Glycine is often taken with Creatine because it boosts the effectiveness of the Creatine. This creates a reaction that builds muscle mass at an accelerated rate while continually supplying the body with new energy to store.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
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