As the most abundant and versatile amino acid in the human body, glutamine supports an impressive variety of biological functions.
Gluten-related pathologies range from immune-mediated conditions, such as coeliac disease and wheat allergy, to non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. In either instance, symptoms can range from localised to systemic and may easily be misdiagnosed as seemingly unrelated to their underlying cause: gluten intolerance.
The gastrointestinal system and our daily lives are impacted by oxidative stress, ageing, diet, lifestyle, alcohol, trauma, prolonged stress, surgery, nutrient deficiencies, drug use, excessive exercise, starvation, infection, inflammation, hygiene and socioeconomic conditions.
As an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, detoxicant, mucolytic and neuromodulator, the clinical benefit of N-acetylcysteine is supported by a growing number of scientific interventions.