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To increase Glutathione levels in body - please rank in terms of efficiency e.g. 80% or whatever - Acetyle Glutathione, Liposomal Glutathione, IV.
No one really knows: I don't think there's been enough research for anyone to answer your question. One small study suggests Acetyl Glutathione may be more effective than IV Glutathione- see http://www.nleducation.co.uk/resources/reviews/oral-glutathione-equivalent-to-iv-therapy/ Both Liposomal & Acetyl Glutathione are well-absorbed & effective; I have not seen any studies comparing these so no one can say for sure. ...Read more
A protein.: Glutathione is a protein made up of three peptides that is synthesized by the body. It is significant because it is involved in a number of important biochemical pathways in the body. It helps to detoxify the body of certain substances, it is important in iron metabolism, is used in dna synthesis and repair, and regulates Nitric Oxide handling. ...Read more
Anti oxident: Glutathione is tripeptide of glutamic acid, cystein and glycine, anti oxidant , helps immune system, abundant in body .G.Accelerators are supplements sold, to boost the system, no scientific proof it helps only one that helps are the people who sell them with various labels. ...Read more
Body's antioxidant: Glutathione is a protein produced by our bodies that is an antioxidant. It plays key roles in clearing toxins and immune function. It is very safe to take though poorly-absorbed unless taken as liposomal or acetyl-L-glutathione. We can also take supplements like N-acetylcysteine, Alpha lipoic acid and milk thistle and eat foods that help our bodies make more of it. See http://tinyurl.com/n2wu2pw ...Read more
Stomach upset: Glutathione is usually well tolerated. Some people may have some stomach upset. Please realize that stomach acid destroys most of the glutathione you take - very little of it will ever make it into your body. Nac (n-acetylcysteine) pushes your natural pathways to make more glutathione. Nac actually does survive stomach acid and can make it into your body. B vitamins, zinc, vit c can also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe but worthless: Save your money. Ignore the glowing claims. There is no benefit to anybody except those who take your money. ...Read more