N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) 90 Capsules
NAC is a supplement form of L-cysteine, an amino acid needed to support the production of glutathione, the 'master' antioxidant.
Aside from our basic toolkit of nutrients such as vitamins A, C, D, zinc and selenium, what else should we be considering to help improve our immune resilience?
- 500mg easy-to-absorb N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) per capsule.
- Highly stable form of L-cysteine.
- Precursor to glutathione, an important antioxidant, helping to replenish levels.
- L-cysteine is a sulphur containing amino acid and has a strong-sulphur like odour which is completely normal.
Each capsule typically contains:
* NRV is the Nutrient Reference Value
✝ NRV not yet established
Why Choose NAC?
Designed to offer antioxidant support, NAC is a derivative of the amino acid L-cysteine. L-cysteine is one of the amino acids, along with L-glycine and L-glutamine, that is needed to make and replenish glutathione - the 'master' antioxidant. However L-cysteine is often considered to be the rate-limiting step in its production and so NAC can supply the body with bioavailable L-cysteine. L-cysteine is found in most high-protein foods such as chicken, turkey, yoghurt, cheese and eggs. Not consuming enough L-cysteine rich foods may affect your ability to make glutathione. Therefore people who eat restricted diets may struggle to get enough L-cysteine from their diet.
Anyone looking to support their glutathione levels may find this stable and absorbable form of NAC supplementation beneficial. It may be particularly useful for older adults due to the fact that plasma cysteine and glutathione levels tend to decline with increasing age.
Why do we need Glutathione?
Maintaining adequate levels of glutathione within the body is very important for maintaining our health. The body produces its own glutathione and glutathione is found within most cells in the body where it protects them from oxidative stress and supports the detoxification of toxins and carcinogens. However levels may be depleted by poor diet, pollution, toxins, stress, ageing and infections. Even partial glutathione depletion has been shown to impair immune function and increase our susceptibility to free radical damage. Glutathione is known as the 'master antioxidant' because of its ability to recycle other antioxidants, as well as protect cells from oxidative damage.
Product Code: 3225
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N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) is suitable for adults, in particular older adults.
It can be taken by vegetarians and vegans who may have a restricted intake of foods naturally high in L-cysteine.
If pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any kind of medication or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using this product.
NAC is hypoallergenic / does not contain any of the 14 major allergens listed in Annex II (1169/2011) of the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation.
NAC has had a minor reformulation. Cellulose and Ascorbyl Palmitate have now been removed.
1 capsule of NAC three times daily, on an empty stomach, or as directed.
Nutri Advanced supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and healthy lifestyle. Results may vary between individuals.