Blog — supplements
Festive Feasting is over. The bells have been jingled, the halls have been decked, the ding dongs well and truly merrily ‘on-highed’… Uncle Barry drank too much port - again… And let’s be real – you probably consumed enough food and booze for the whole family - the rest of the year.
Written by Kaayla T. Daniel Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid that is critical for gut, brain and immune health. It’s also taken by many bodybuilders and other athletes to enhance muscle building and to speed recovery from injuries and overtraining. Despite its many virtues, glutamine has risks. High supplemental doses, as taken by some bodybuilders, have caused dizziness, headaches and neurological problems. But it’s not just people going overboard with supplements who are reacting poorly to glutamine. Many people today, especially autistic children, have problems metabolizing glutamine properly, a problem caused by multiple factors, including vitamin B6 deficiency, lead...