Turn on your own Natural Glutathione

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People who wish to detox gently; people who wish to increase their healing potential (folks with Aids / HIV, cancer, or people with inflammatory challenges such as arthritis, gout, bowel inflammations, etc); people who wish to boost their metabolism; and people who wish to have more energy...  may all want to tweek their food choices so as to generate the most possible glutathione, naturally, without supplements or IVs.
Many clients who come for live blood analysis and nutritional advice, have no idea that their bodies were designed to make substances to combat their inflammation naturally in many ways. 
In the most naturally possible way - this can be done easily and while enjoying splendid meals.
More specifically: glutathione, made naturally in our bodies, plays a major role in de-activating toxic substances, as your body “handcuffs” toxins to a glutathione “chaperone” to help lead them to the exits — usually via the kidneys / urine and sometimes via the liver / bile / bowel movements.

turn on your own Natural Glutathione
Glutathione plays a major functional role in rebuilding: DNA synthesis and repair - activation and transportation. Proteins, enzymes and prostaglandin synthesis are central to this.
Glutathione is a serious cellular antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals and reactive oxygen compounds.
Glutathione supports the important work of antioxidants such as vitamins C and E.
Glutathione is an essential nutrient for optimal vision.
Glutathione is a vital co-factor in iron metabolism and many other known and probably unknown automatic chemical functions and reactions.
Glutathione, a protein, is created from a grouping of several amino acids: cysteine, glycine and glutamic acid. Glutamic acid and glycine are readily available in most of our diets - almost unavoidably present - and we have sufficient of them if we eat an all-round varied diet that is not protein deficient.
Cysteine is a little harder to include for some of us. So the stable version of Cysteine found in our food is often called cystine and has both animal and plant sources:
- animal sources are: meats (such as chicken, turkey, duck), eggs and dairy.
- plant sources are: red peppers, garlic, onions, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, oats, wheat germ, and sprouted lentils as best examples.

Garlic and onions are important as they also supply us with sulfur and that is oh so important as none of these nutrients dance alone - they have many partners - a bit like square dancing - it takes all eight people and an announcer to doe-see-doe just right - without tripping over each other - also called co-factors co-operating with each other nicely - mainly vitamins, enzymes and minerals.

selenium in Brazil nuts for glutathione

If you have had your tonsils removed then the sulfur containing foods are even more important to include in the ongoing creating of glutathione as the tonsils are a place to store a bit of sulfur and some of us don’t have that storage capacity anymore.

* The other co-factor is a trace mineral of prime importance, That's selenium and that can be abundantly acquired through Brazil nuts. These are no longer bought at the super-stores but in all health food stores and very yummy! Few people have an allergy to these - I pass them around often. They can be ground-up into nut flour and easily incorporated or included in baking - making pie crusts and in cookies.

* Some people prefer the supplement route when they are very challenged or deficient and then take the glutathione precursor supplement, N-acetyl-cystine (NAC) which provides both sulfur and a precursor amino acid to kick-start glutathione production in our bodies. This precursor is readily absorbed if it is of a good quality. This has helped HIV / Aids patients boost their glutathione levels, esp when eating is difficult, for example.

* But if you are not fighting for your life, are not dealing with emergency health issues, then why not tweak your food intake naturally and gently, instead. Common types of brassica food sources are smart to include as they, too, have a synergistic effect: such as cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and some types of seeds such as sesame.

* So here is your pro-glutathione food shopping list:
for non-vegetarians: meats (such as chicken, turkey, duck), eggs and dairy, red peppers, garlic, onions, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, oats, wheat germ, lentils, Brazil nuts, sesame seeds, tahini, cabbages and cauliflower; 
for vegetarians: red peppers, garlic, onions, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, oats, wheat germ, Brazil nuts and lentils 

* Alpha lipoic acid, a wonder supplement for supporting livers and dampening inflammation, ALSO restores intracellular glutathione production. (See a wonderful article on ALA - alpha lipoid acid: http://www.pacificholistic.com/ALA

Merrie Bakker,
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Merrie Bakker at Pacific Holistic

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