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Glutathione - the Liver Protector - GSH

A strong antioxidant …
Glutathione is a sulphuric protein element made up of glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine. It generally functions as an antioxidant and prevents oxidation processes. Thereby, glutathione particularly protects the iron in the red blood cells.
Together with anthocyans, the plant substances that make fruits red and blue, glutathione protects tissues with a slow metabolism. These include: The lens, the cornea, the vitreous body of the eye, cartilage, connecting tissue and the bones.
Supply …
Glutathione is present in animal foods, especially in ham and meat, and in plant foods, especially in potatoes and asparagus.
“Heart protector” …
Glutathione is used as a heart protector. The metabolism of the heart is particularly intensive because of its high oxygen uptake.
Liver detoxification …
The liver is the most important detoxification organ and it contains a particularly high level of glutathione. The main harmful substances that cause stress for the glutathione balance include alcohol, various synthetic pharmaceutical agents, the mould toxin aflatoxin, as well as numerous environmental toxins.
Glutathione, like all antioxidants, should always be supplied in a complex with other antioxidants. In order to function optimally as an antioxidant, glutathione is also dependent on NADH, alpha-liponic acid, anthocyans, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, vitamin B3 and B2, for instance!
Dosage …
We ingest about 100 – 150 mg of glutathione with our food, but to prevent diseases we need about 250 mg. Therapeutic successes can be achieved with a dose of about 30 – 200 mg per day.
Literature: Gesund durch ausreichend Vitamine, Mineralstoffe & Spurenelemente, Nährstoff-Akademie Salzburg; ISBN: 3-902472-00-6


Therapeutic dose 30 to 200 mg