A sustained-release form of one of the body's most important antioxidant and detoxification factors*
Glutathione-SR is a sustained-release form of glutathione that provides antioxidant support for the liver, brain, heart, lung, and eyes.* It also helps the body respond to physical activity.* NSF Certified for Sport®
Glutathione is the most abundant anti-oxidant. Since training and competition create more oxidative stress and damage, athletes have a higher need for antioxidants. Exercise longer than 60-90 minutes significantly decreases glutathione levels in the blood, so supplementing is beneficial for endurance and ultra endurance events.
The liver is the body's largest reservoir for glutathione. A potent endogenous antioxidant, glutathione is essential for the liver's phase I and phase II detoxification.* However, negative lifestyle issues and adverse conditions that affect liver health can result in a decreased amount of glutathione in the liver.
Maintaining an optimal level of glutathione appears to be important for supporting cognitive function, especially during aging.* The normal process of aging is associated with a decrease in glutathione activity, which can result in increased oxidative activity.* Less than an optimum level of glutathione is observed in individuals experiencing a decline in cognitive function.* Conversely, individuals who live to 100 tend to have higher glutathione activity.*
Although a common mistaken belief is that glutathione is not well absorbed when it's taken orally, significant data confirms that glutathione is efficiently absorbed across the intestinal epithelium by a specific uptake system.*
Because an athlete needs to know that his or her supplements are trustworthy and compliant, every batch of an NSF Certified for Sport® product is tested for compliance with label claims and to ensure the absence of more than 200 substances banned by many major athletic organizations, including stimulants, narcotics, steroids, diuretics, beta-2 agents, and masking agents.
Glutathione (Reduced)* 175 mg.
Other Ingredients: High and low viscosity hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Magnesium Citrate, and Calcium Laurate (Time-Sorb®), Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.*Glutathione complexed with Time-Sorb®, a time-release matrix.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.
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