Glutamine is defined as a crystalline amino acid that is found both free and in proteins in plants and animals and that yields Glutamic acid and ammonia on hydrolysis. 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-GLUTAMINE
- Helps to improve brain functions.
- Removes ammonia and other toxins from the brain.
- Converts to Glutamic acid in brain.
- Alleviates fatigue. Elevates moods.
- Reduces cravings for sugar and alcohol.
- Builds and maintains muscle.
- Accelerates recovery time of ulcers.
DEFICIENCIES OF L-GLUTAMINE MAY LEAD TO
- 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.