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GLUTATHIONE, a naturally occurring protein, is called a peptide. It is composed of three amino acids: glycine, glutamine and cysteine. Cysteine contains sulfur and gives glutathione its sulfuric aroma. It also plays a major role in glutathione?s antioxidant and detoxification functions. With its anti-inflammatory properties, glutathione is considered a ?key antioxidant? in the functioning of cells. Antioxidant means it helps prevent oxidative stress.
Oxidation in the outside world is the chemical mechanism that causes rust. Inside the body oxidation damage, called oxidative stress, causes damage to the proteins that keep the cells and their membranes running. Oxidative stress refers to toxins produced inside the body (free radicals) and those from without, which are often caused by the environment. (Air pollution, heavy metals, cigarette smoke, radiation, drugs)
Glutathione plays a critical role in defending cells again this oxidative stress. Therefore, a deficiency of glutathione plays a key role in aging and many disease states. SHIP WITH ICE PAK.
Recommended Dosage: Shake bottle. Take straight or mix with water or juice. Recommended adult starting serving is 1/2 - 1 teaspoon. Children: 1/8 ? 1/4 teaspoon for every 30 lb of weight. Take in the morning on an empty stomach. Once the bottle is opened, use it up. You may store this product in a cool place or refrigerate. In the summer especially, store in the refrigerator.
Lecithin - The liposomes in ReadiSorb Glutathione are derived from lecithin. The lecithin is an extract of soy oil, not protein.
Glycerin - Glycerin is used as a sweetener and preservative. It supports the stability of the liposomes and allows for the extended shelf life. Glycerin is a normal product of fat metabolism and is readily converted to glucose for metabolism.
Potassium Sorbate - A natural material used as a preservative to prevent yeast and mold growth. It is a form of sorbic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid which is easily metabolized in the body. Potassium sorbate is used to preserve wine, baked goods and cheese.