Metabolic Maintenance

Glycine Powder 2

Glycine is the smallest amino acid, yet extremely important in liver detoxification pathways, production of glutathione, DNA, and hemoglobin.

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Benefits at a Glance

Reduces possible gastric irritation in sensitive individuals  

Important amino acid for liver detoxification

 Water soluble and easily dissolves in water or other liquids 

 Inhibitory neurotransmitter to support healthy neurological  function

Glycine is a dietary amino acid that serves as both a constitutional amino acid (used to create protein structures such as enzymes) and as a neurotransmitter and neuromodulator.  It is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in teh spinal cord and most glycine in neurons is synthesized from serine in a process requiring folic acid.  

Some studies have reported the following effects of glycine:

  • Improvements in cognition due to glycine's effect on schizophrenia and improvement in sleep.
  • Reduction in fatigue which may be secondary to improvement in sleep quality.
  • In persons undergoing mild sleep deprivation, 3g of glycine an hour prior to sleep may increase sleep quality and improve fatigue.

Serving Size: 1/8 teaspoon (500mg)

Dosage and use

    • Take 1/8 teaspoon (500mg) or as directed by a health professional.

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DISCLAIMER: Statements made are for educational purposes and have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your doctor prior to using the recommendations given.