L-glutamine powder

Improves recovery after physical activity

Obtained by natural fermentation

PRINCIPAL INDICATIONS:

Immune (strengthen the body's defense), Sport performances (muscle aches).

19,90 €

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Description: L-glutamine powder

L-glutamine is the protein amino acid most present in muscles. In addition to improving recovery after physical activity, L-glutamine decreases muscle pain and maintains the immune function.

It also has an important role in the formation of glucose and as a precursor of the antioxidant glutathione.

Our powdered L-glutamine was obtained through natural fermentation and is of the highest quality. In addition, its powdered format allows it to be mixed with water, juice, milk or your favourite shake.  

Try our powdered L-glutamine, apt for vegans, and improve your recovery after physical exercise!

Detailed information

L-glutamine is the free amino acid most abundant in muscles. It forms part of the proteins and has an important role in gluconeogenesis (formation of glucose), acid-base regulation and as precursor of the antioxidant glutathione (1).

When performing an intense physical exercise, the availability of glutamine for the synthesis of nucleotides and energy by the cells of the immune system is limited, which can produce negative effects in the immune system. It has been described that the lack of glutamine can result in a decrease in the proliferation of lymphocytes and hinder in this way the immune response to viral infections (1). Therefore, the supplementation with L-glutamine can have a beneficial effect on the immune system, reducing the decrease of the level of this amino acid induced by the physical exercise (2).

L-glutamine can also help the recovery and reduction of the muscle damage after the realisation of physical exercise thanks to its cytoprotective properties (they help to reduce the cellular damage). In a study in which the effect of chronic consumption of L-glutamine was evaluated on muscle damage and inflammation after the realisation of progressive physical resistance exercises, it was concluded that chronic consumption of this amino acid restores the levels of glutamine in muscles and plasma, improving recovery and decreasing muscle pain (3). In another study conducted with 16 healthy individuals, it was also concluded that supplementation with L-glutamine improved recovery and decreased muscle pain after the realisation of eccentric exercise (simultaneous realisation of muscle stretching and contracting) (4).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1. Gleeson (2008) Dosing and efficacy of glutamine supplementation in human exercise and sport training. J Nutr 138: 2045S–2049S.

2. Fernandez Cruzat et al. (2014) Amino acid supplementation and impact on immune function in the context of exercise. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 11: 61.

3. Raizel et al. (2016) Determination of the anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective effects of L-glutamine and L-alanine, or dipeptide, supplementation in rats submitted to resistance exercise. Br J Nutr 116 (3): 470-479.

4. Legault et al. (2015) The influence of oral L-glutamine supplementation on muscle strength recovery and soreness following unilateral knee extension eccentric exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 25(5): 417-26.

 

Per daily dose: 10 g of L-glutamine powder, from biotech (obtained by natural fermentation).

FOOD ALLERGENS:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

DIRECTIONS:

Mix 5 g of powder (1 measuring spoon) with 250 ml of water, juice, smoothies or milk, and consume twice a day, before and after excercise. Use a mixer to prepare, then leave to stand for a few minutes.

WARNINGS:

Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from light.

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This food supplement is manufactured by a GMP-compliant laboratory (GMPs are the good manufacturing practice guidelines for the European pharmaceutical industry).
Their active principle content is guaranteed through regular tests, which can be viewed online.

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