Glutathione
Glutathione
Glutathione
Glutathione

Glutathione

Lippomix

$109.00

Pharmaceutical Grade Liposomal GLUTATHIONE with Pure Phosphatidylcholine

Glutathione is a natural antioxidant that provides the ability for the body to neutralize free radicals. Formulated with pure Phosphatidylcholine—a vital substance in all cells of the human body—this advanced Glutathione supplement enhances life!

Patented, Advanced Liposomal Technology exclusively from LIPPOMIX® enables Best Absorption and BioAvailability of these two powerful, Pharmaceutical Grade Supplements in one delivery system.

What Is Glutathione?
Glutathione is known as the body’s “Master Antioxidant” due to its ability to recharge and recycle itself and other antioxidants like Vitamin C. It plays an important role in our health, well-being, cellular repair and maintenance and overall toxicity level.


Antioxidants are the body’s protection from oxidative damage. While free radical formation and glutathione production are both natural processes, our increasingly toxic environment is disrupting their delicate balance. Chemicals and pollutants found in our air, water and food bombard our body with toxins which accelerate oxidative damage while depleting glutathione levels. When our bodies cannot keep up with the demand for antioxidants like glutathione, chronic illnesses start to appear.


Maintaining healthy antioxidant levels is therefore very beneficial in many ways, including:


Anti – ageing
The free radical or oxidative stress theory of aging suggests that the primary cause of aging and age related disabilities comes from free radical accumulation and oxidative damage; ultimately determining the lifespan and quality of life of an organism.


This accumulation of free radical damage occurs naturally as we age, partly because of naturally decreasing levels of glutathione; a vital tool in neutralizing free radicals and repairing oxidative damage.


Experts believe that there is a direct link between glutathione status, free radical accumulation and reactive oxygen species. By improving reduced glutathione through an L-glutathione complex, you can help combat the pitfalls of aging. This improves cellular health and function, minimizing the damage caused to our body via free radicals and even helping to repair the damage caused after years of free radical accumulation. [1]


Anti Inflammatory
Inflammation is the root cause of virtually every chronic health condition we know of.


Chronic inflammation releases a flood of free radicals which damage nearby cells and contribute to the progression of disease.


Glutathione has been studied extensively for its powerful anti-inflammatory characteristics. Beyond its extraordinary inflammation fighting capabilities, GSH helps to repair the damage that prompted the inflammation in the first place.


It is so critical to treat chronic inflammation because it affects quality of life and overall health so substantially. Aggressive symptoms of chronic inflammation include asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, joint discomfort, psoriasis, liver cirrhosis, muscle stiffness and a huge array of other conditions.


Supplementing glutathione levels can not only help repair the damage caused by inflammation, but it can help repair the damage that caused the inflammatory response.


Athletic performance and recovery
Improving athletic performance and recovery times doesn’t just benefit professional athletes or avid gym goers. Everyone can benefit from glutathione’s ability to improve muscular strength, stamina and tissue recovery. Whether you are a marathon runner, pro footballer or you find a flight of stairs daunting.


Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can also cause harm to the body through oxidative damage. Studies have shown that oxidized glutathione levels rise by as much as 320% during bouts of intense exercise. This oxidized glutathione level is a response to the oxidative damage caused by exercising.


Many athletes and fitness enthusiasts supplement their glutathione levels to help combat this oxidative stress and rapid lipid peroxidation. Minimizing the oxidative stress caused by exercising is hugely beneficial for individuals who exercise both frequently and infrequently. It helps to protect the body from damage as well as helps to optimize athletic performance.


Brain Health
The brain is particularly vulnerable to oxidative damage due to its enormous oxygen use. This oxidative damage is detrimental to our neurological function and development, leading to mitochondrial dysfunction and numerous neurodegenerative diseases.


Preventing and repairing this oxidative damage is one of the roles glutathione plays in the body, not only improving neurological development, but helping to prevent neurological disorders throughout the aging process.


Glutathione’s role in preventing and repairing oxidative damage makes it one of the most important brain health antioxidants we can readily supplement.


Alzheimer’s disease is only one of the many neurological disorders that is benefited by increased glutathione levels. One of the earliest biochemical derangements observed in patients with Parkinson’s Disease is a loss of total glutathione levels. Showing a direct link between aging brain health and reduced glutathione levels.


The brain often has increased heavy metal toxicity, partially due to the limited availability of chelating antioxidants. This limited availability is due to the selectively permeable blood brain barrier (BBB) that surrounds the brain; protecting it from harmful toxins but also inhibiting the entry of certain antioxidants. This heavy metal toxicity accumulates over time, causing severe oxidative stress and cell damage. Glutathione is not only capable of repairing this damage, but chelating the toxic metals and ushering them out of the brain and body entirely.


Supplementing glutathione levels helps to reduce free radical damage and heavy metal toxicity, improving neurological health and in turn, cognitive function.


Liver Health
The liver is the most important organ when it comes to detoxifying our body and regulating our immunity. Therefore it comes as no surprise that it also has some of the highest concentrations of glutathione in the body.


Increasing glutathione levels helps detoxify the body and reduce the stress on the liver. This can help prevent chronic inflammation of the liver which can lead to fatty liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver.
Improving liver function yields a huge array of health benefits, virtually every system and function is benefited from a healthy liver. Healthy lifestyle choices and fortifying your body’s master antioxidant, generally recognized for its outstanding liver health benefits are two of the most effective ways to improve liver health and function.


Energy production and cellular metabolism
The mitochondria is responsible for producing most of the energy within our cells, acting as a mini power plant. This miniscule power plant not only produces energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) but also plays a vital role in cell signalling, cell death and cell growth. It is also thought to be directly linked to the aging process.


Glutathione plays an enormous role in our mitochondrial health and as a result, it’s function. Glutathione’s ability to improve the health of the mitochondria directly affects our energy producing capabilities.


When the body undergoes severe physical strain it produces reactive oxygen species (ROS) at an alarming rate, depleting our glutathione stores rapidly. Making it important to maintain high GSH levels both before and after an intense workout.


Skin Health
One of the most popular uses of glutathione is for improving the health, quality and appearance of the skin.


With many topical uses of glutathione popping up, in beauty creams and even skin whitening formulas, the efficacy of topical glutathione is still mostly speculative. No need to worry though, supplementing glutathione orally yields the very same skin benefits.


The body’s first line of defence against external toxins and infections is the skin. This is why our skin holds such a huge concentration of antioxidants, combating potential infections before they try to enter the body. Supporting antioxidant levels can help improve this ability, as well as improve skin quality and appearance.


Free radicals are synonymous with the aging process. These free radicals cause severe oxidative damage and take their toll on the appearance and quality of our skin. While there are numerous superficial signs of free radical damage, the truly harmful effects of free radicals reach further than skin deep.


Glutathione combats the effects of free radicals and neutralizes them at the source. Improving glutathione levels therefore improves the look and health of our skin, giving it a healthy glow and appearance.


Heavy metal chelation
Toxic metals are everywhere in our world, and in our bodies, in much higher levels than ever before.
We are exposed to these toxic metals because of the activities and legacies of mining, toxic wastes, lead found in paints and gasoline, emissions via energy production and chemicals found in everyday products like anti-perspirant deodorants.


Heavy metals are extremely toxic and harmful to our health, making it important to chelate these metals and excrete them from the body as efficiently as possible.


Chelation is the process where certain molecules bind to a metal ion to usher it from the body. Without this chelation process, heavy metals would accumulate and flood our body with oxidative stress, causing severe harm to our cells and disrupting cellular functions. Heavy metals are particularly difficult for our body to deal with, they are also particularly harmful to our cognitive and neurological systems.


Glutathione is a potent chelation agent involved in cellular response, transport and excretion of these heavy metals. It is also used as a biomarker for toxic metal overload. What’s more is that glutathione protects the cells from reactive oxygen species (ROS) associated with heavy metals.


Supplementing glutathione levels can help chelate heavy metals and excrete them from the body, as well as help neutralize the reactive oxygen species and repair the damage they cause.


Immune function
The immune system is a conglomeration of numerous antioxidants, cells and processes that work to protect our body from infection, disease and illness. No single piece is more important than glutathione when it comes to our immune function.


Low Glutathione levels are indicative of increased levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Virtually every disease we know of is partially caused by inflammation, making high glutathione levels imperative to regulating the inflammatory response and preventing chronic inflammation. This can help with alleviating the symptoms that are associated with inflammation.


DNA Health
The blueprints of our body and cells are known as DNA, essential for the development and function of every living organism. DNA plays such an important role in our cellular health and development that when our DNA is damaged it has a severe impact on our health.


Glutathione is directly and indirectly involved in the repair, expression and synthesis of our DNA. It is so important to ensure our DNA is healthy because it is responsible for telling our cells how to develop. When this process is functioning improperly it can lead to the proliferation and manifestation of numerous diseases and cellular dysfunctions.


Our health comes down to the health of our cells, and our cellular health comes down to the health of our DNA. Glutathione can help protect and repair our DNA from damage. Helping to maintain healthy DNA expression and ensure we are developing and functioning as optimally as possible.


Ways to Improve GSH Levels


The body naturally produces and recycles glutathione, making it one of the most powerful antioxidant in the body. However a number of things inhibit our glutathione synthesis and recycling capabilities.


These include but are not limited to: age, environmental toxins, chemical exposure, heavy metal toxicity, certain pharmaceutical medications, illness, disease, infection, diet, genetics and lifestyle.

With an increasingly toxic world and nutrient depleted diet, we are more vulnerable than ever to infection and disease. This is partially responsible for the widespread glutathione deficiency; nearly everyone on the planet has lower than optimal GSH levels.


Due to this constant toxic bombardment and the fact that we naturally lose glutathione as we age, it makes it vital to optimize GSH levels to maintain good health throughout the aging process.


Certain foods can help promote glutathione synthesis by providing the body with the building blocks to produce its own glutathione, however it is extremely difficult to noticeable raise levels through diet alone. This is where dietary supplements containing L-glutathione as well as the precursors come into play. L-glutathione complexes can be extremely effective in raising and maintaining GSH levels, assuming they are using high quality forms of the desired nutrients.


That being said, here are a few ways to optimize your life and naturally raise glutathione levels through diet, exercise, lifestyle and supplementation.


Foods to boost GSH

Sulfur rich foods like garlic, onions and cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, etc.) can help increase the bodys natural glutathione levels.


Undenatured bioactive whey protein is one of the best ways to increase glutathione levels through diet. High quality, undenatured whey proteins are a fantastic source of cysteine, which is the rate limiting factor in the body’s natural synthesis of glutathione.


Raw milk and raw eggs are also a great source of amino acid building blocks that can help enhance glutathione production. Once milk or eggs are pasteurized though, they almost entirely lose their ability to enhance glutathione levels. The high heat used in the pasteurizing process kills the amino acids and renders much of the nutritional value lost.


Turmeric is a popular spice used in many dishes. Renowned for its vibrant yellow color, it is also a powerful antioxidant. Getting plenty of turmeric in your diet will provide the body with an antioxidant known as curcumin, which can help improve glutathione concentrations as well as provide a host of other health benefits.


Exercise
An important piece of a healthy lifestyle. Exercising for at least 20 minutes each day can have profound health benefits including, a boosted immune function, improved detoxification and enhancing certain antioxidants. Glutathione is among the list of antioxidants that receive a boost after intense bouts of exercise. [


Limit exposure to toxins
When the body is exposed to toxins it is depleted of antioxidants, they are used up fighting the toxic invaders. Limiting your exposure to these harmful toxins can help to protect and fortify antioxidant levels.


Opt for naturally produced beauty products, soaps, shampoos and deodorants. Try to avoid or limit the time spent in toxic environments and avoid x-rays whenever possible.


By limiting your exposure to these toxins you can help give your body a fighting chance against the inevitable bombardment of toxins.

Liposomal Supplementation is the quickest and easiest way to ensure optimal glutathione levels.


Traditional oral supplementation of glutathione has not been shown to be very effective, as it tends to get digested as a protein. When Glutathione is delivered Liposomally it reaches the cells quickly and easily with no loss through digestion.

Serving size: 1 Packet (5ml)
Servings per container: 30
Amount per serving % Daily Value*
Calories 5 Calories from fat 0
Fat 1 gram 1%
Saturated Fat 0 grams 0%
Trans Fat 0 grams † 0%
Total Carbohydrate < 1 gram 0%

500 mg Encapsulated Glutathione
500 mg Phosphatidylcholine

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.