The human body requires so many different chemicals and processes to function at optimal capacity, but it can be difficult to figure out which ones your body might need without expensive testing. In her new blog post, Lori Alton explores the antioxidant glutathione by describing what it does for your body, how a decreased level of it can affect your health, why you might potentially have a decreased level of it and what you can do to supplement this antioxidant into your diet.
- Scientists have shown that in patients with a low level of the amino acid glutathione, there is an increase of chronic disease.
- Glutathione is lowered in the body when people eat processed food and take over-the-counter medications.
- To increase glutathione levels, people should eat foods high in vitamin C, melons, peaches, and even spinach.
“it is only recently that this antioxidant has begun garnering attention for its importance to overall human health”