View Cart - Checkout
American Made Vitamin Supplement Brands
Free Shipping

Natural Vitamins Newsletter is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of EarthTurns

EarthTurns is a McAfee SECURE Site

Customer Reviews

  Home > Shop by Brand > Thorne Research >

  Thorne Research - L-Glutamine - 90 Capsules
Thorne L-Glutamine Caps

Free Shipping
List Price: $18.65
EarthTurns: $18.65

Availability: Ships Today
Product Code: THORNE-RESEARCH-SA518-8020

Description Ingredients Directions
Made by Thorne Research
Free Shipping! (USA only)

Thorne Research L-Glutamine

Supports Nervous System and Immune Health

Amino Acid - 90 Capsules

Thorne Research L-Glutamine supports gastrointestinal, immune health and nerous system which also has a nutrient that is essential for wound healing.

L-glutamine is the most prevalent amino acid in the bloodstream. It is found in high concentration in skeletal muscle and lung, liver, brain, and gastrointestinal tissues. Skeletal muscle contains the greatest intracellular concentration of glutamine, comprising up to 60 percent of total body glutamine stores, and muscle is the primary storage depot and exporter of glutamine to other tissues. However, the gastrointestinal tract is the greatest user of glutamine in the body because glutamine provides the primary fuel for the nutrient-absorbing cells that line the walls of the small intestine.

Primary Fuel for the Cells Lining the Small Intestine

  • Promotes gastrointestinal and immune health
  • Supports a healthy nervous system
  • A nutrient that is essential for wound healing
  • Made without flowing agents that can inhibit its bioavailability

Various stressors – such as trauma, infection, malnutrition, chemotherapy, and others – can impact the normal function of the enterocytes of the small intestine by adversely affecting how substances are absorbed. For example, when gut permeability is impaired it can allow large protein molecules to diffuse across the intestine – that would otherwise not – and enter the bloodstream. The body can identify these large protein molecules as foreign and mount an immune reaction against them, which can result in the development of food allergies. In numerous animal studies, in which hyper-permeability of the intestine is experimentally induced, the addition of glutamine improved permeability function as well as the gut's immune function.

Under certain circumstances the body's tissues need more glutamine than the amount supplied by diet and internal production. In times of metabolic stress, glutamine is released from the muscles into the bloodstream, where it is transported to the tissues in need. But glutamine concentration in the skeletal muscles can be affected by various insults, including injury, infection, prolonged stress, malnutrition, and the use of glucocorticoids. Research demonstrates glutamine supplementation may be of benefit to the needed structures and functions.

In addition, as noted above, evidence suggests supplemental glutamine may provide benefit for gastrointestinal health, as well as support for wound healing, immune health, and nutrient support for individuals undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.

Free Shipping

Product Suggestions
L Glutamine 500 mg
EarthTurns: $17.00

Pure Encapsulations L-Glutamine 500 mg 90 Capsules
L Glutamine 1000 mg
EarthTurns: $56.90

Pure Encapsulations L-Glutamine 1,000 mg 250 Capsules
Natural L Glutamine Powder
EarthTurns: $55.86

Natural L Glutamine Powder
L-Glutamine Powder
EarthTurns: $42.30

Pure Encapsulations L-Glutamine Powder - L-Gutamine Powder 227g
Natural L Glutamine
EarthTurns: $17.49

Natural L Glutamine
L-Glutamine Powder
Sale Price: $28.90

Davinci Labs L-Glutamine Powder

Write a Review

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Shop by Brand > Thorne Research
Free Shipping
Allows Discounts
Form > Capsule
Supplements > Other Supplements > Amino Acids
Supplements > Other Supplements > L-Glutamine
Copyright © 2006-2015 EarthTurns, LLC. All Rights Reserved. is Upfront