Tag: Glutathione

Anti-oxidant cycling

Anti-oxidant cycling In antioxidant cycling, antioxidants work together for an enhanced, combined effect.  When the antioxidant vitamin E disables free radicals, it becomes a minor free radical. Both vitamin C and alpha-lipoic acid convert the radical form of vitamin E back to its antioxidant-self.  However, when vitamin C recycles vitamin E, it changes to a […]

What is glutathione?

What is glutathione—Glutathione is a substance naturally produced by the human body through the synthesis of certain amino acids in the liver. It’s also used by virtually every cell of the body to neutralize toxins. Since glutathione is composed of three amino acids, namely gamma-glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, it is classified as a tripeptide. […]