Glutathione

With Ebola, Be Cautious But Don’t Feed Into the Hype

…influenza, so you can pick and choose which ones you may want to take. * N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC): This important amino acid is the precursor to glutathione, your body’s most potent antioxidant. It also helps the liver remove toxins from your body. Dosage: 1,000 mg daily may shorten and eliminate flu…

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Could Alzheimer's Begin in Your Mid-40s?

…relieves depression; and reduces symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. I recommend 1,500–3,000 mg ALC per day. * Broad spectrum tocotrienols help with glutathione metabolism in the brain cells. I recommend 100-200 mg daily. * Take American ginseng, which is rich in brain-nourishing ginsenosides. Unlike the…

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The Antioxidant Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid

…where it readily crosses the blood/brain barrier to protect neural tissues and support memory function. It also has the ability to regenerate L-glutathione, an essential nutrient that promotes heart health. As you age, your stores of lipoic acid decline. You can get some of what you need from food, but…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Vitamin C

…vitamin C supports your heart. Heart Health Benefits of Vitamin C * Prevents coronary artery disease by enhancing the body’s level of natural glutathione, a potent free radical scavenger that protects the arteries. * Strengthens the blood vessel walls by enabling the synthesis of collagen in the connective…

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Selenium Supplements and Prostate Cancer

…researchers didn’t give vitamin C to the study participants—just vitamin E and a selenium supplement. Yet, selenium requires vitamin C to make glutathione peroxidase, which is an antioxidant that gives very strong support to the immune system. Vitamin C also prevents the dangerous pro-oxidant effect…

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A High Antioxidant Diet Lowers Heart Attack Risk

…researchers have found that vitamin C protects blood vessel linings from damaging oxidized LDL cholesterol. Other studies have shown that the antioxidant glutathione improves the functioning of the endothelial cells lining coronary arteries and produce chemical substances that relax blood vessels. And that’s…

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A Delicious Way to Boost Your Heart Health

…top “super foods”: asparagus, tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic. Asparagus is one of the best foods to help boost your body’s production of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to protect the integrity of your blood vessels by fighting inflammation and preventing damaging oxidation…

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