L-Glutamine Powder

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L-Glutamine Powder


Glutamine is an amino acid that is necessary in almost every cell in the human body and is required for the optimal functioning of cells.  It plays an essential role in immune function.

Benefits may include:

  • Supports immune function after periods of physical stress
  • Assists in muscle cell repair after exercise, restores plasma glutamine levels
  • Promotes muscle tissue maintenance and growth, and helps to burn fat
  • Anti-inflammatory properties during sporting events, improved athletic performance and recovery
  • Rebuilds and repairs the lining of the gut by improving the gut mucosa
  • Improves blood glucose levels
  • Anti-oxidative properties

See below for more information on this product.


Glutamine is the most abundant and versatile non-essential amino acid in the body, promoting cell survival, maintenance, and division. Cells provide structure for our bodies, perform specialized functions, and take in nutrients from food and convert it into energy.  Glutamine can be thought of as the fuel that boosts our immune systems and improves performance outcome.

As we exercise, stress is placed on muscles and the metabolites in our body increase.  Supplementation of Glutamine is needed during prolonged metabolic stress (long and intense exercise sessions) and helps to reduce excessive inflammation that an intense form of exercise might produce.
Glutamine also improves the health of the digestive system by strengthening the intestinal wall. Leaky Gut is a syndrome that results from a loose intestinal wall, the gut becomes more permeable, and this can allow more bacteria and toxins to pass into the bloodstream.

Glutamine could possibly aid in allergies for young children. Additionally, it presents anti-oxidative properties and has proven to be beneficial in reducing waist circumference and blood sugar levels.

Each 2.5g (1 teaspoon) contains: 
L-Glutamine 5000mg

Dosage & Directions for use: 
Take 1/2 – 1 teaspoon 1-3 times a day before food with water or as directed by your healthcare professional
Do not exceed the recommended dosage

Ingredients: L-Glutamine powder

Store in a cool, dry place at or below 25°C 
Protect from direct light

Allergens: Packed in a factory that handles nuts and oats (gluten)

Warnings and special precautions:
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Contact your doctor or healthcare provider right away if this applies to you. 
Do not use during pregnancy and / or lactation. Safety in pregnancy has not yet been established 
People with kidney disease, liver disease or Reye’s syndrome, should avoid taking L-Glutamine supplements 
Consult a relevant healthcare provider prior to use if you are following a low protein diet.
Some people may have an allergic reaction to L-Glutamine. If an allergic reaction occurs, experiences may include nausea, vomiting, joint pain and/or hives. Should any side effects occur, discontinue use immediately.  Seek medical attention if you experience any of these side effects.

Free from: Gluten, Dairy, Soya, Sugar, Lactose

Suitable for Vegans.

This information is not meant to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. It is not intended to take the place of professional medical advice. If professional assistance is needed, a qualified physician or licensed health care practitioner should be consulted.

This unregistered health product has not been evaluated by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) for its quality, safety or intended use.


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250g, 350g, 500g, 50g, 650g


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