Did you know that 70% of the immune system is located in the gastrointestinal tract? As a result, a healthy gastrointestinal tract means a healthy immune system. Unfortunately, more and more Americans are in a state of dysbiosis or too many negative or bad bacteria in comparison to healthy bacteria. Dysbiosis is occurring in many due to a variety of reasons, such as, a poor diet, use of pesticides and herbicides that kill probiotics naturally found in foods, processed foods, sugar in the diet, and increased use of prescription and over the counter medications.
L-Glutamine, The Non Essential, Essential Amino Acid
L-Glutamine is an amino acid that plays a major role in your overall health. While it is only one of the twenty amino acids that make up protein molecules and it is non essential (meaning our bodies can make it from other amino acids), L-Glutamine is considered conditionally essential specifically for muscle recovery, immune function and gastrointestinal health.
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