Genestra Amino NAC (60 V-Caps)

Genestra Amino NAC (60 V-Caps)

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  • An antioxidant to support cellular health
  • Provides 1000 mg of NAC daily
  • Convenient capsule format
Description
Amino NAC is an antioxidant formula that provides 1000 mg of NAC perday . NAC is an antioxidant that supports cellular health by scavengingreactive oxygen species and binding reactive metal ions .1,2 Mostimportantly, NAC serves as a precursor of cysteine, which is required forthe synthesis of glutathione .1 Glutathione is essential to the antioxidantdefence system in the body and is responsible for detoxifying compoundsthat can generate free radicals, including peroxides and foreignchemicals .1,3 The antioxidant effects of NAC may be particularlyimportant to the liver, which contains high levels of glutathione fordetoxification reactions, as well as the muscle, where reactive oxygenspecies increase after prolonged exercise .1,4 Similarly, NAC may beimportant in the elderly, as oxidative stress naturally accumulates withage .4 NAC supplementation can also provide significant antioxidantsupport to the lungs, which contain high levels of glutathione .5 Ascigarette smoke is a major source of oxidants, NAC may be valuable forpromoting the oxidant-antioxidant balance in the lungs .5 Unlike manyantioxidants that only scavenge free radicals, supplementation with NACalso provides the cysteine necessary to replenish glutathione levels .6 Inaddition, supplementation with NAC is recommended over cysteine asNAC is better tolerated and less vulnerable to oxidation, while being more soluble in water .6

INGREDIENTS

Medicinal Ingredients
  • NAC500 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients
  • Calcium phosphate
  • Cellulose, Microcrystalline
  • Ethyl cellulose
  • Hypromellose
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Silica