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Planet Source Glutathione
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Planet Source Glutathione

Glutathione is often referred to as ‘the mother of all antioxidants’ – and for good reason. Our S-Acetyl Glutathione from Planet Source is a superior form more readily absorbed by the body. Indeed, studies show it is every bit as absorbable as glutathione administered via I.V. therapy.

Once S-Acetyl-Glutathione reaches the bloodstream, the acetyl group protects it from breakdown by peptidases – meaning S-Acetyl-Glutathione crosses the cell membrane more easily than glutathione itself. Once inside the cell, the acetyl group on S-Acetyl Glutathione is removed and the glutathione molecule is free inside the cell, exactly where it is needed.

The stability of the glutathione is also protected by a stomach acid-resistant vegetable capsule.

What is Glutathione Good For?

A tripeptide molecule made inside our cells from three amino acids – L- glutamine, L-cysteine and L-glycine – glutathione is the body’s most prolific antioxidant and detoxifying agent. Not only is it crucial for proper mitochondrial function and energy production, but it helps protect us from oxidative stress, battling free radicals and reactivating other powerful antioxidants. Some even believe it helps slow the ageing process.

Although our bodies produce glutathione naturally, our reserves can become depleted owing to several factors including poor diet, chronic stress, medication and a high toxin load. Very low levels of glutathione have been recorded in individuals suffering from chronic illnesses and infections. This is due to the body’s tissues essentially ‘using up’ their supply of glutathione, although they also directly inhibit the production of more glutathione by displacing magnesium from the enzyme that creates glutathione. 

Increase Your Glutathione Levels

Boosting your glutathione levels is a no-brainer, but unfortunately many supplements provide next to no benefit; only small amounts of glutathione are able to enter the bloodstream, with most lost in the digestive tract. 

Some people try to work around this by using precursors to glutathione (i.e. N-acetyl-cysteine, called NAC for short) to provide the body with the most crucial amino acid needed to make glutathione. The only problem is, many are unable to synthesise glutathione well due to heavy metal toxicity and/or magnesium deficiencies. Administering glutathione intravenously is an option, although it’s certainly not cheap!

S-Acetyl Glutathione is a unique, bioavailable form of glutathione which can be taken orally without you having to endure the nasty taste/smell of the pre-cursor NAC – or the exorbitant expense of I.V. glutathione.

S-Acetyl-Glutathione is the first orally stable form of glutathione that is absorbed intact and increases intracellular glutathione levels. The acetyl group is attached to the sulphur atom of cysteine in the glutathione molecule. This connection protects it from oxidation in the digestive tract and reduces the unpleasant smell and taste of the sulphur atom. It’s worth repeating: there is NO foul gas when you take this form of S-Acetyl Glutathione!

Recommended Serving 

S-Acetyl Glutathione is supplied in tubs of 30 or 60 acid-resistant vegetarian capsules. The recommended serving is 2 capsules per day.

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S-Acetyl-Glutathione (S-A-GSH) 200mg

Other ingredients:

Microcrystaline Cellulose, HPMC (Acid-Resistant Vegetable Capsule), Vegetable Sterate.

S-Acetyl Glutathione is supplied in packs of 30 vegetarian capsules. The recommending serving is 2 capsules per day.

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