Glutamic Acid

Definition of Glutamic Acid:

Involved in the synthesis of DNA, glutathione and some amino acids.  Helps remove excess ammonia from the body.  Interconverted by the body into glutamic acid and gamma-amino-butyric acid (GABA).

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Chromium Deficiency

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“ form of GTF are used in some formulas, but usually with chromium in lower doses, such as 50mcg, since it is thought to be better absorbed with niacin and the amino acids glycine, cysteine and glutamic acid.  To Avoid Deficiency and Maintain a Good Intake of Chromium...”

Diabetes Type 1.5

...the condition
“...Several other studies have shown similar results as well as the presence of antibodies, especially those against glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD), characteristic of Type 1 in this group of people diagnosed with Type 2...”
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Folic Acid a treatment
“...Folic acid is a molecule made from Glutamic acid (an amino acid), para-amino benzoic acid (PABA) and Pteridine...”

Glutamine a treatment
“...Take care not to confuse glutamine with substances that have similar-sounding names, such as glutathione, glutamic acid, gluten, and monosodium glutamate...”
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“A natural sulfur-bearing peptide formed from the linking of three amino acids: glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine...”

L-Glutathione a treatment
“...The body produces L-glutathione from the amino acids cysteine, glutamic acid and glycine...”

Liver Detoxification Phase II Support a treatment
“...Other nutrients which play vital roles in the Phase II pathway include amino acids glycine, cysteine, glutamine, methionine, taurine, glutamic acid and aspartic acid...”
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