Life Extension Glutathione, Cysteine & C 100 VegCaps
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Glutathione, Cysteine & C 100 VegCap
L-cysteine is a conditionally essential amino acid, one of only three sulfur-containing amino acids, the others being taurine which can be produced from L-cysteine and L-methionine from which L-cysteine can be produced in the body by a multi-step process . Cysteine plays a role in the sulfation cycle, acting as a sulfur donor in phase II detoxification and as a methyl donor in the conversion of homocysteine to methionine.1-3 Cysteine also helps synthesize glutathione, the bodys most important intracellular antioxidant and a vital detoxifier.4-7 Glutathione L-gamma-glutamyl-L-cysteinyl-glycine is a peptide molecule synthesized in the body from the three amino acids L-glutamic acid, L-cysteine and glycine. Glutathione is one of the bodys most important and powerful antioxidants,8 helping to detoxify xenobiotics.9-12 A major function of vitamin C is to keep glutathione in its reduced form so that it can continue to provide free radical-quenching effects.13-16 Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a white, crystalline, water-soluble substance found in citrus fruits. As an antioxidant, vitamin C scavenges free radicals in the body and protects tissues from oxidative stress.17-24 Vitamin C also promotes the absorption of iron, while preventing its oxidation.25,26 Vitamin C is a vital cofactor to the formation of collagen, the connective tissue that supports arterial walls, skin, bones, and teeth.20-22
Suggested Use As a dietary supplement Take one capsule one to three times daily on an empty stomach, - Or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 100
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value***
Vitamin C as ascorbic acid
Setria L-Glutathione reduced
***Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Other Ingredientsvegetable cellulose capsule , microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate, silica, medium chain triglycerides.
WarningsKeep out of reach of children. As with all dietary supplements, consult your healthcare professional before use. See product label for more information.