News — n-acetyl-cysteine
N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a special form of the amino acid cysteine that your body doesn't make, and is not found in foods, but that plays a critical role in your longevity. Like cysteine, NAC bonds with glutamine and glycine to form glutathione, a powerful antioxidant. Glutathione performs many functions throughout your body, such as helping to maintain your immune system. One of NAC’s most important jobs is to help your body replenish its glutathione stores. Glutathione is potential the most important amino acid your body makes and is purported to reverse the aging process, prevent cancer, and preserve memory. It is also...