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What is L-Glutamine?

L-Glutamine is an amino acid produced in your body. It is one of the 20 amino acids. It isn’t considered one the “essential” amino acids, but it can become essential in times of intense exercise or gastrointestinal disease.

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L-Glutamine Health Benefits

– Improves gastrointestinal health because it is a vital nutrient for the intestines to rebuild and repair
– Helps heal ulcers and leaky gut by acting as a band-aid for protection from further damage
– It is an essential neurotransmitter in the brain and helps with memory, focus and concentration
– Helps improve IBS and diarrhea by balancing mucus production which results in healthy bowel movements
– Promotes muscle growth
– Improves athletic performance and recovery from exercise
– Improves detoxification
– Reduces cravings for sugar and alcohol
– Improves diabetes and blood sugar

Where we can find L-glutamine in our foods:

– Bone Broth
– Beef
– Spirulina
– Chinese Cabbage
– Cottage Cheese
– Asparagus
– Broccoli
– Fish (Cod, Tuna and Salmon)
– Venison
– Turkey

I recommend consuming L-glutamine rich foods every day!