If you have not yet heard of N-Acetyl L Cysteine, or more commonly known as NAC, your not alone! Relatively new to the health & fitness world this multi purpose super supplement provides a variety of benefits including acting as an antioxidant, strengthening immunity and supporting fertility, liver detoxification and muscle recovery!
N-Acetyl L Cysteine is a precursor of glutathione, one of the most important & powerful antioxidant enzymes in the body. NAC is thought to be superior to glutathione supplements as it is in a more bioavailable form and does not break down during digestion. Glutathione helps to neutralize free radicals that can damage cells and tissues in your body.
Other benefits of NAC include:
Detoxification to prevent or diminish kidney and liver damage NAC plays an important role in your body's detoxification process, it can help prevent side effects of drugs and environmental toxins. NAC also has applications for other liver diseases due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits
Helps relieve symptoms of respiratory conditions NAC can relieve symptoms of respiratory conditions by acting as an antioxidant and expectorant, loosening mucus in your air passageways. As an antioxidant, NAC helps replenish glutathione levels in your lungs and reduces inflammation in your bronchial tubes and lung tissue.
Boosting Glutathione levels may improve immune function NAC’s ability to boost glutathione levels may improve immune function in a variety of diseases.
May improve fertility in both men and women NAC may help improve fertility in men by reducing oxidative stress that damages or kills reproductive cells. It may also aid fertility in women with PCOS.