L Glutamine Immune: The Best Immune Support Powder
L Glutamine is the most common amino acid found in your muscles and can assist with muscle repair and immune recovery due to having a positive effect on the body’s nitrogen levels.
During intense exercise glutamine levels become greatly depleted which causes a decrease in strength, stamina and recovery. Supplementing with L Glutamine can help to replenish the body’s glutamine levels, promoting muscle recovery.
L Glutamine has shown to have anti-catabolism properties that work to prevent muscle wastage.
Studies have revealed that Glutamine can help minimise breakdown of muscle and can improve protein metabolism. This is especially useful for those dieting and wanting to preserve muscle.
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Directions & Ingredients
As per Food Standards Australia New Zealand a standard dose of L Glutamine is 1.9g once daily.
Users generally report a typical dose of 5-10g daily.
A flat standard teaspoon equals approximately 3.6g of L Glutamine.
L Glutamine Directions
L Glutamine is best used before or directly after training.
100% Pharmaceutical Grade L Glutamine.
Keep well sealed, protect from moisture, light and heat.
Further Reading on L Glutamine
Frequently Asked Questions about L Glutamine
How does L Glutamine taste?
L Glutamine is unflavoured and is generally considered to have a neutral taste
What is L Glutamine made from?
L Glutamine is an amino acid derived from starches
Are samples available of L Glutamine?
Sorry we do not provide samples of L Glutamine
How is L Glutamine packaged?
L Glutamine is packaged in resealable 250g and 1kg pouches
Where is this product made?
Bulk Nutrients blends and packages all our products in our own manufacturing facility here in Australia.
We source our pharmaceutical grade amino acids from China, as do 99% of all supplement companies. See here for further information
Is the packaging for this product recyclable?
Yes! The bag can be recycled by placing it in the REDcycle drop off point bins.
If you'd like more information, check this article which breaks down how Bulk's various products' packaging can be recycled.
Can I receive a discount buying more than one pouch of L Glutamine at once?
Absolutely! Price breaks for L Glutamine begin when you purchase 4 units. Just add more than that to your cart to see the savings.
L Glutamine Lab Testing Results
At Bulk Nutrients, we take our products’ purity very seriously.
To maintain L Glutamine's consistent high quality, we send a cross section of our product range to Biotest Laboratories which is an independent lab used heavily by the Australian Government. Biotest Laboratories are NATA approved and conduct testing for the TGA and the veterinary medicines authority.
Lab testing results for L Glutamine.
L Glutamine Nutrition Panel
|L Glutamine Nutrition Information|
|Servings per 250g package: 131 Servings size: 1.9g|
|Average Quantity Per Serving||Average Quantity Per 100g|
|L Glutamine (mg)||1900||100000|
Formulated Supplementary Sports Food. Not suitable for children under 15 years of age or pregnant women. Should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision. This product is not a sole source of nutrition and should be consumed in conjunction with a nutritious diet and appropriate physical training or exercise program.
Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid which is abundant in the body. It occurs naturally in some foods including dairy and meat but can be synthesised by the body. Glutamine can be beneficial for immune and gut health while having a positive effect on muscular recovery.
During times of increased physical and mental stress glutamine levels can be negatively affected, so supplementing with Glutamine can be beneficial during these periods.
What does L Glutamine do?
Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid which is abundant in the body. It becomes an “essential” amino acid when the body is in a heavily compromised state, ie when it is fighting disease. Glutamine is most useful for its effect on immune and intestinal health.
How much evidence is there for Glutamine's benefits?
Most of the evidence supporting the use of Glutamine comes from those who have Glutamine deficiencies. This is most likely to come from a very low protein intake, eg cases of veganism.
There is also evidence for Glutamine assisting exercise preservation, as it prevents the body depleting glutamine stores which can occur in longer endurance activities.
Is Glutamine good for building muscle?
There is not much evidence to support Glutamine use for building muscle. It is likely it has a positive effect on recovery from strenuous sessions and could reduce occurrences of sickness for serious endurance athletes.
Can Glutamine be converted directly to glucose?
Yes, when carbohydrates are in short supply, Glutamine can convert into glucose in the body. It should be noted that studies showed when paired with a carbohydrate, glutamine reduces the blood glucose response compared to if a carbohydrate is used alone.
Can Glutamine prevent me from getting sick?
Much of Glutamine’s benefits are in relation to the intestinal and immune systems, however there is more evidence that it supports repair from sickness rather than preventing it.