Glutamine is by far the most important of all of the amino acids when it comes to metabolism. It is the main source of fuel used by cells to complete the process of transferring fats, sugars, etc into usable energy that the body can store for later. This is because Glutamine can be stored in the body and later converted into glucose, one of the chief energy providers for the body, whenever the body is in need of more energy. This is what makes this supplement such an attractive option for high endurance athletes with strict training regimens. It is taken not only to considerably raise energy levels, but also to help the body more effectively burn fat, while adding on to overall muscle mass. On a note of more general interest, Glutamine is important in DNA and RNA synthesis and in the maintenance of bodily alkaline levels.
Because Glutamine is an energy source, it can be significantly reduced once exercise has taken place. Levels will stay at a low until the person has completely recovered from the exercise. Taking a Glutamine supplement may make for a reduction in recovery time, as it may help replace the lost amount as it is being used. This may be particularly effective if the supplement is taken right before the exercise occurs.
Glutamine is considered a nonessential acid, which means that the body can naturally manufacture it without supplementation. It is sometimes considered fuel for the brain too, as it is one of the few acids with the ability to make it beyond the blood-brain barrier. It can be found in a variety of different foods including legumes, meats and fish, dairy, and various protein powders.
Health Benefits Provided By N-Acetyl L-Glutamine
Glutamine is important in building the muscular content of the body especially during periods of intense exercise. It helps to create energy for the body and also promotes increased cognitive functioning. Not only that, but it helps control blood sugar levels, protein levels, and assists in the creation of new cells to line the intestinal tract which help further in the creation of energy.
Glutamine can be converted into another acid known as Glutamic Acid by the brain. This then acts as a neurotransmitter. Without Glutamine it would be impossible for the muscles to correctly synthesize proteins, thus never increasing in mass as they should.
Supplement FactsServing size: 1000 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|N-Acetyl L-Glutamine 1000mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn and additives.
As a dietary supplement, take 500mg to 1000mg three times daily preferably on an empty stomach, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
The suggested serving size for N-Acetyl L-Glutamine is between 500mg (1/4 tsp) and 1000mg (1/2 tsp) to be taken three times per day. N-Acetyl L-Glutamine works best when it is consumed on an empty stomach. Those that use this supplement as an exercise aid generally prefer to take one of their doses directly after exercise in order to immediately replenish what was lost.
While this supplement may alleviate certain symptoms and contribute to overall general feelings of well-being, it is not meant to be used in place of real medical advice and the word of a licensed medical professional. Make sure to go to a doctor if you need treatment for any medical issues you may be experiencing.
CONCENTRATION OF N-ACETYL L-GLUTAMINE
This product is considered pharmaceutical grade and contains no fillers of any kind.
N-ACETYL L-GLUTAMINE SIDE EFFECTS
As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, few side effects will occur as a result of Glutamine consumption. Taking too much of it could cause some stomach upset, but this can quickly be fixed by lowering dosage or discontinuing use if necessary.
Those who have ever suffered serious liver or kidney damage or those who have been diagnosed with a disease that causes a surplus of ammonia in the blood stream should not take this supplement, as it could make these conditions worse. In addition, anyone that has ever been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or anyone that is either pregnant or nursing should stay away from this supplement.
This product is easily dissolved in water and does not have any discernible taste to it. It can be mixed with either water or juice and consumed that way. This product should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture in order to preserve overall potency and to make sure that it is not degraded or damaged in any way that would decrease effectiveness.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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