Metabolic Maintenance, NAC, 600 mg, 60 Capsules4 Reviews
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0.59 lbs (0.27 kg)
- Product Code: MBM-00150
- UPC Code: 838287001508
- Package Quantity: 60 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.1 x 3.8 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- Manufactured in a GMP Compliant Facility
N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC), known as a mucolytic agent, is a specially modified form of the dietary amino acid cysteine. There is no daily requirement for NAC, and it is not found in food. NAC taken orally helps support normal production of the important antioxidant glutathione.
One (1) capsule daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Vegetarian cellulose capsule
Gluten and excipient-free
Caution: Pregnant or lactating women, consult your healthcare professional before taking this product.
Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place, out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 capsule|
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iHerb Customer Reviews
Internet sources indicate that most NAC is manufactured in China using cysteine from animal protein, mostly through the hydrolysis of human hair or poultry feathers. I contacted Metabolic Maintenance to inquire about the manufacturing source of their NAC. While they would not identify the exact manufacturer, they did say that it was manufactured in Japan by synthesis (ie. not from human hair or feathers). This may explain why NAC of other brands costs less than that from Metabolic Maintenance. Because of this and because Metabolic Maintenance does not use any fillers in their NAC product, I prefer this brand for NAC.
I bought this based on the first review because I had not found an NAC I could tolerate and this one did not have anything in it that is problematic for me. Yes, it's more expensive than the others, but I am glad I got it, as it's the only one that I seem to tolerate out of all the ones I have tried. A big thank you to the person who wrote the other review and said what the difference was with this product. My doctor wanted me to take 600 mg once a day, and now I'm glad that I can!