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Benefits of Glutamine

 

L Gluatmine SupplementIf you workout and are serious about putting on muscle then you really should consider adding L Glutamine to your supplementation program. Glutamine has some amazing properties which we will cover in detail below.

Glutamine is a nonessential amino acid that is the most abundant amino acid in the blood and muscle tissue. Since glutamine is a nonessential amino acid the body makes it on its own. Glutamine can also be found in high protein foods such as fish, meat, beans and dairy products (milk, cheese, etc). However, glutamine is not only found in meat, there are also some vegetables, such as spinach, that also contain glutamine.

Glutamine is in such abundance in the body that deficiencies are rare but can occur in situations with life-threatening diseases like Cancer and Aids. Starvation and weight loss are also contributing factors to Glutamine deficiencies (also a reason why cancer and Aids patience can experience deficiencies).

So, if glutamine is a nonessential amino acid and the most abundant amino acid in the body then why should you consider taking a glutamine supplement if you workout, what are the benefits? When you workout your body depletes your glutamine levels and does not restore them until your body fully recovers. This puts the muscles in a catabolic state and is why it is so important to replenish your glutamine supply. In essence, glutamine assist with protein metabolism, it helps repair and rebuild muscle.

Also, Glutamine has been documented to increase Growth hormone levels up to 430 percent. But the benefits just don’t stop at protein metabolism. Glutamine also offers a large number of other great health benefits like increasing a person’s ability to heal faster after an operation. Glutamine is also used to help with burned victims and Cancer and Aids patients as mentioned above. In addition, glutamine helps to protect the linings of the small and large intestine and is also believed to improve brain functioning.

Glutamine is a very popular bodybuilding supplement but as you can see from the listed benefits above its benefits far exceed bodybuilding. Since glutamine is depleted during workouts we really recommend that you add L Glutamine supplement to your diet after your workouts. 

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