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Glutamine Benefits

The Real Benefits of Glutamine

Glutamine is an amino acid stored abundantly in muscles. It plays an integral role in cellular metabolism, and is produced by the body naturally. It is the only amino acid capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier, and accounts for the majority presence of nitrogen brain tissue.[1]

Glutamine cleanses and detoxifies the body by removing the waste product ammonia. Additionally, it boosts immune system function, brain function, and digestion.[2]

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    March 14, 2018


    glutamine has been recomended to me for psoriasis. can this be possible?



      March 14, 2018


      There is a lot of evidence online that glutamine positively affects psoriasis. Your doctor may have more information on this. Glutamine is a fairly common BCAA though. It may work in your benefit to, at the very least, try it out and see how it works for you. Best of luck.

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