L-Glutamic Acid

L-Glutamic Acid


Glutamic acid is defined as a crystalline amino acid that is widely distributed in plant and animal proteins and that acts throughout the central nervous system especially in the form of a salt or ester as a neurotransmitter which excites postsynaptic neurons. An excitatory amino acid neurotransmitter that is an agonist at all subtypes of glutamate receptors (metabotropic, kainate, NMDA, and AMPA).


BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH L-GLUTAMIC ACID

  • Helps improve brain function.
  • Detoxifies the brain providing mental clarity.
  • Aids in metabolism of sugars and fats.
  • Converts into glutamine as needed.
  • Useful in treatment of children’s behavioral disorders, epilepsy, and muscular dystrophy.

DEFICIENCIES OF L-GLUTAMIC ACID MAY LEAD TOO

  • Excessive ammonia build-up in the brain.
  • Brain damage from toxic build-up.
  • Overall dullness and depression of normal thought processes.
  • Confusions, loss of appetite.
  • Schizophrenia and other disorders.