Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant that continues to gain attention due to the strong health benefits, including anti-aging, fat metabolism and helping to eliminate toxins from the body. Glutathione is found in every cell of the body.
What are the Benefits of Glutathione?
- Antioxidant activity
Free radicals may contribute to aging and some diseases. Antioxidants help to counteract free radicals and protect the body from their damaging effects.
2. Reducing cell damage
National Institute of Health concludes that glutathione could help treat fatty liver due to its antioxidant properties and potential to detoxify.
- Improving insulin sensitivity
The production of insulin causes the body to move glucose (sugar) from the blood and into cells that use it for energy.
- Reducing inflammation
Inflammatory issues, such as ulcerative colitis has been linked to oxidative damage and stress. Glutathione has been known to also assist with various inflammatory situations.
Key take-aways that the Medical News Today highlights is that glutathione neutralizes free radicals, bolsters immune system and detoxifies the liver.