L-Glutamine Powder

by Thorne Research
6 Reviews

Oz 18.1

Primary fuel for the cells lining the small intestine.

SKU: l-glutamine-powder-THR
18.1Oz
$61.00

Product Details

Brand: Thorne Research

Product Code: l-glutamine-powder-THR

Servings per Container: 18.1 Oz


L-glutamine is the most prevalent amino acid in the bloodstream. It is found in high concentration in skeletal muscle and lung, liver, brain, and gastrointestinal tissues. Skeletal muscle is considered to contain the greatest intracellular concentration of glutamine, comprising up to 60 percent of total body glutamine stores, and muscle is the primary storage depot and exporter of glutamine to other tissues. However, the gastrointestinal tract is the greatest user of glutamine in the body because glutamine provides the primary fuel for the nutrient-absorbing cells that line the walls of the small intestine.

Under certain circumstances the body's tissues may need more glutamine than the amount supplied by diet and internal production. In times of metabolic stress, glutamine is released from the muscles into the bloodstream, where it is transported to the tissues in need. But glutamine concentration in the skeletal muscles can be affected by various insults, including injury, infection, prolonged stress, malnutrition, and the use of some medications. Research demonstrates glutamine supplementation may be of benefit to the needed structures and functions.

Supplemental glutamine may provide benefit for gastrointestinal health, as well as maintenance for wound healing, immune health, and nutrient support for individuals undergoing some therapies.

Ratings & Reviews

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2/22/2018 11:00:00 pm

I rely on this product!!

by Frankie -

I use this product, twice a day between meals, to control acid reflux. This product has enabled me to stop taking prescription and OTC antacids. I still avoid foods that provoke acid reflux as well as follow the usual rule of not eating for 3 hours befo

1/7/2018 11:00:00 pm

Does the job!

by chloe -

Recommended by my doctor to mend gut lining. Seems to do the trick.

10/22/2016 12:00:00 am

I take this for my intestines

by Lou

I take 3 scoops in 32 ounces of water daily.

6/19/2016 12:00:00 am

Recommended

by chloe -

This was recommended by my doctor to help with gut issues.

9/19/2011 12:00:00 am

good product

by Nancy -

This was prescribed by my doctor. It does not have a bad taste. I take two scoops once a day mixed in water.

7/18/2011 12:00:00 am

Awesome product!! Ultimate quality!!!

by mysonaiden -

Great product, great sceening of heavy metal, toxins, yeasts,guleten etc. It works wonderfully. Thank you!