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Glycine

Glycine 500mg Gluten Free

Now Glycine 1000mg.  Neurotransmitter Support. Glycine is not an essential amino acid, so can be made in the body, however under certain circumstances, the requirements are increased beyond the ability of the body to supply - this is when glycine must be provided in the diet. Supports ligament and tendon health. Supports the nervous system. Supports energy. Glycine also functions as a calming neurotransmitter in the brain, where it facilitates nerve impulses. Gluten Free. Vegan. 100 Veg Capsules

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100 Veg Capsules

Common Uses

Normal Metabolic Role: As well as being involved in protein synthesis, glycine is a precursor for a number of important biochemical's. It is important for conjugation reactions in the liver, where it helps in the detoxification of foreign compounds.

Sports Uses: Glycine has been used in preparations containing methionine and arginine as a supplement to increase anaerobic performance. The rationale for its use is that this combination of amino acids form the precursors for creatine. It is also likely that the combination will elevate plasma glucose levels. Glycine also improves iron absorption. Creatine is synthesised from the amino acids glycine, methionine and arginine.

Daily Requirements of Glycine: Glycine is not an essential amino acid, so it can be synthesized in the body. Under normal circumstances, the body can synthesize sufficient glycine to satisfy demands. However, under some circumstances, the requirements are increased beyond the ability of the body to supply - this is when glycine must be provided in the diet.

Suggested Dosage

Adults: Take 1-3 capsules daily, between meals.

Health Information

Glycine is the smallest and simplest amino acid, making it versatile for use in a wide range of functions. Glycine is necessary for the production of glutathione, DNA, creatine, bile, hemaglobin and most proteins. 

It also helps to promote glycogen storage, thereby making glucose readily available for energy production.

Glycine also functions as a calming neurotransmitter in the brain where it facilitates nerve impulses and is important for the maintenance of healthy sleep patterns.

Ingredients

Each 1 tablet provides Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCI) 10mg, Glycine (free form) 500mg. Other ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid, organic coating (tapioca maltodextrin, sunflower lecithin, sustainable palm oil, guar gum, silica, magnesium stearate).

Country life amino acids are pure pharmaceutical grade and are the highest quality amino acids available. Contains NO Yeast, corn, soy gluten, milk, salt, sugar, starch, preservatives or artificial colour.

Precautions

Keep out of the reach of children. If you are pregnant of breastfeeding, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. Store in a dry place between 15-30C.

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