Now Foods, L-Glutamine, Double Strength, 1000 mg, 120 Capsules
By Now Foods224 Reviews
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0.47 lbs (0.21 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00094
- UPC Code: 733739000941
- Package Quantity: 120 Capsules
- Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.8 x 2.8 in, 0.4 lbs (0.18 kg)
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- Supports Muscle Mass
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Glutamine has recently been the focus of much scientific interest. A growing body of evidence suggests that during certain stressful times, the body may require more Glutamine than it can produce. Under these circumstances Glutamine may be considered a "conditionally essential" amino acid. Glutamine is involved in maintaining a positive nitrogen balance (an anabolic state) and also aids rapidly growing cells (immune system lymphocytes and intestinal cell enterocytes). In addition, glutamine is a regulator of acid-base balance and a nitrogen transporter.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1-3 times daily, preferably between meals.
Gelatin (capsule), stearic acid, magnesium stearate and silica.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.
Caution: Please discard the inedible freshness packet enclosed.
|Serving Size 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|L-Glutamine (Free-Form)||1.0 g (1,000 mg)||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Oh my goodness this stuff is absolutely amazing! I had heard that it is good to help gut problems like IBS-D so i ordered a bottle. Started taking 1 cap 4 times per day (hr before breakfast, hr before lunch, hr before dinner, just before bed). I increased that to 2 x caps each time and by the second day my stools were normal YAY! After about 4 days i noticed my mood was permanently fantastic! Things that would normally stress me out were not irritating or affecting me at all. I was totally amazed. Been taking these for 2 weeks now and my long term irritability has vanished and my stools are consistently formed. They say our gut is closely linked to our brain, this stuff proves it :) Will not be without it!
My 11 yr-old daughter has moderate to severe Ulcerative Colitis. I have her taking 1 capsule two times a day based on published research studies of natural therapies to treat UC (also with the blessing of her GI doctor). After less than a month on this and a few other supplements, we have been able to stop Remicade treatments (which have significant risks of serious side effects), have continued her remission and have even seen an improvement in her GI health!