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N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a stable form of the non-essential
amino acid cysteine. It is a sulfur-containing amino acid that acts as a
stabilizer for the formation of protein structures, and is also
necessary for the formation of glutathione.*
NAC has also been shown to stop cancer in its tracks. “This is not a fringe ingredient,” notes Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), as quoted by NaturalProductsInsider. Before coronavirus, FDA recognized NAC as an ordinary food supplement
The intravenous and oral form of NAC are used to protect and restore the body before and after it has been exposed to chemicals. Naturalproducts are a hot topic these days. As a pharmacist, I am very impressed by a naturalproduct called NAC, short for N-acetylcysteine.
The key to understanding why GSH is so crucial for health is that every
cell in our bodies produces it. In the words of Gustavo Bounous, MD,
retired professor of surgery at McGill University in Montreal, “It’s the
[body’s] most important antioxidant because it’s within the cell.” (5) Although it’s absolutely essential to maintaining a healthy immune system,
it is not technically an “essential nutrient” because the body can
create it from the amino acids L-cysteine, L-glutamic acid (a component
of glutamine) and glycine.