Category Archives: L-glutamine

L-Glutamine: Serious Immune Support

L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acid in human nutrition. This means that the body can manufacture all the L-glutamine it requires from other amino acids. However, recently there have been suggestions that L-glutamine should be reclassified as a conditionally essential … Continue reading

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Does Chicken Soup Treat Colds

Many folk remedies have been identified and investigated for their ability to protect from the development, or decrease the severity and duration of the symptoms, of the common cold. Chicken soup is often referred to as Jewish penicillin because of … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup: The Traditional Cold Remedy

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Cabbages for Gut Health: Vitamin U

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Chicken Soup To Treat and Prevent Colds?

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Amino Acids For Liver Function

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition that can develop from overconsumption of fructose. Fructose is absorbed from the small intestine and is processed in the liver through the de novo lipogenesis pathway. The resulting fatty acids can build … Continue reading

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Oral Glutamine Supplements

L-glutamine is available in powder form and is a popular supplement. The bioavailability of oral glutamine has been questioned because much of the oral glutamine is utilised as a source of energy by the enterocytes of the small intestine. Glutamine … Continue reading

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L-Glutamine and Glycogen Synthesis

Glutamine is an non-essential amino acid produced in all tissues of the body. However the liver and skeletal muscles are the most important sites of synthesis quantitatively. The role of glutamine in physiological regulation of both skeletal muscle protein and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Post Workout Nutrition

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Sugar Cravings: L-Glutamine

Sugar cravings are relatively common and can occur for a number of different reasons. Certainly sugar cravings can occur following exercise, and such cravings are the natural response to physical activity that can deplete the glycogen stores of the skeletal … Continue reading

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