Friday, September 9, 2011

Glutathione-The Body's Lead Antioxidant

 Glutathione is an antioxidant, immune booster and detoxifier. Without it, your cells would disintegrate from unrestrained oxidation, your body would have little resistance to bacteria, viruses and cancer and your liver would literally shrivel up from eventual accumulation of toxins.

As the bodies main detoxifying agent  it converts damaging chemical substances (toxins) into harmless products that the body eliminates It is the primary antioxidant (Tri-peptide) produced by all the cells, especially the brain, liver, intestine and kidney."

* It regulates Nitric Oxide (dilates arteries) which is crucial for life.

* It directly detoxifies carcinogens, toxins, poisons, drugs, alcohol, and heavy metals such as mercury, lead, and arsenic.

* It activates the Immune System and enhances the response of cytokines, lymphocytes, T cells and NK cells.

* It plays a fundamental role in DNA synthesis and repair.