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    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.