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L-Glutamine Supplement

What is glutamine? L-glutamine is a very common amino acid in the body. Glutamine belongs to non-essentials amino acids. Our body needs the amino acids in such situations: during training, illness, stress or trauma. L-glutamine is in our body, and most reserves are in muscle. Therefore, the amino acid is a very popular in athletes. Glutamine enhances protein and lipid synthesis, promotes tissue repair, regulates of acid-base balance in the kidney.

L-glutamine сontent in the products:

Animal sources: beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products.
Plant sources: cabbage, beets, beans, spinach, parsley.
For athletes, seriously engaged in bodybuilding, is recommended to take l-glutamine supplement in the form of pharmaceutical preparations.

There are several methods to use glutamine:

Method 1: L-glutamine acid can be taken evenly throughout the day in little portions: 2-3 g. It will provide the most complete uptake in muscle.
Method 2: Athletes are recommended to take glutamine supplement immediately after exercise, before exercise and bedtime. For example, you can take 5-10 grams of glutamine supplement before workout and after. You should wash down the amino acid with plenty of liquid. Glutamine powder is virtually tasteless with liquids.
L-glutamine supplements are available in powder or capsule form.

L-Glutamine Side Effects:

Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid, therefore its consumption does not lead to any side effects. People which have problems with liver or kidney should be careful.

Glutamine Benefits:

  1. Promotes digestive and brain health, muscle growth, athletic performance, and more
  2. Is in both animal proteins and plant proteins
  3. Is available in several forms
  4. Participates in the synthesis of muscle proteins
  5. Source of energy
  6. Strengthens the immune system
  7. Speeds up recovery after exercise, prevents the development of overtraining.