L-Glutamine Powder 130g Maximize

L-Glutamine Powder 130g

If you’ve been around the world of athletics and body building long, you no doubt have heard how L-Glutamine benefits enhance performance. You also may have heard of it if you have been diagnosed with any sort of gastrointestinal problems. You may have even used it yourself, or at least considered doing so.

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R 236.00



One level teaspoon provides             3500mg




As a food supplement, take 1 level teaspoon daily in 250ml of water or juice, or as directed by your health professional.  It is suggested to stay away from protein and meals for a maximum effect, ideally taken 30 – 60 min before or after a meal.


General Adult dose: 3.5g (1 level teaspoon per day)


Malabsorption: up to 5 level teaspoons per day for 4 weeks


Exercise performance: up to 0.9g/kg of Glutamine Powder used for 6 weeks


Children: 0.3g/kg of body weight for 5 – 7 days to be used with conditions that include critical illness. Chrohn’s disease, diarrhoea, muscular dystrophy, malnutrition and sickle cell anaemia.


What it is:

L-Glutamine is an amino acid produced in your body. It is in fact the most common amino acid in your muscles, making up 61% of your skeletal tissue. It is also one of the 20 amino acids encoded by the standard genetic code. It isn’t considered one the “essential” amino acids, but it can become situationally essential in times of intense athletic training or gastrointestinal disease. 

What it does

  • ·         Improves gastrointestinal health because it is a vital nutrient for the intestines to rebuild and repair.
  • ·         Helps heal ulcers and leaky gut by acting as a Band Aid for protection from further damage.
  • ·         Is an essential neurotransmitter in the brain and helps with memory, focus and concentration.
  • ·         Improves IBS and Diarrhoea by balancing mucus production, which results in healthy bowel movements.
  • ·         Promotes muscle growth and decreases musclewasting.
  • ·         Improves metabolism and cellular detoxification
  • ·         Curbs craving for sugar and alcohol
  • ·         Fights cancer
  • ·         Improves diabetes and blood sugar control
  • ·         Helps to replenish Glutathione levels in the body
  • ·         Decreases tissue damage due to radiation treatment for cancer.