Glutathione

Glutathione Defined

March 4, 2019

Glutathione is one of the most important molecules in the body. It is so critical that every cell produces it, and cellular glutathione levels are now considered a predictor of how long someone will live. More than 100 000 scientific papers explore the properties and effects of this tripeptide, referred to as “the master antioxidant” […]

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Measuring the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

February 27, 2019

In a breakthrough human study, anti-oxidant, glutathione (GSH), which protects the brain from stress, has been found to be significantly depleted in Alzheimer’s patients compared to normal subjects. As GSH is a very important anti-oxidant that protects the brain from free radicals, the findings give us another measure to use when diagnosing potential for the […]

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Detecting cyanide exposure

February 27, 2019

Cyanide exposure can happen occupationally or in low levels from inhaling cigarette smoke — or from being poisoned by someone out to get you. The effects are fast and can be deadly. But because cyanide is metabolized quickly, it can be difficult to detect in time for an antidote to be administered. Now, in an […]

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Glutathione!

February 27, 2019

My awareness of the importance of glutathione in health began with the brilliant commentary on oceanic disease (IMCJ 7.1) by associate editor Sid Baker, MD.1 Since then, as I have studied detoxification, mitochondrial function, and healthy aging, the critical role of adequate glutathione to health has become ever more apparent. I have now mentioned glutathione […]

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