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What is L-Glutamine?
L-glutamine is a non-essential amino acid and is made in our muscle tissue. As this amino acid occurs naturally in protein, which contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass, glutamine is ideal to support your fitness progress. L-glutamine amino acid can be naturally found in food sources such as meat, fish, and eggs, making it tricky for anyone following a vegetarian or vegan diet to get enough from food alone. Even for those who do eat animal products, it can be time-consuming or expensive to get enough from meals alone — making our l-glutamine supplements a great way to stay topped up.
What are the Benefits of L-Glutamine?
All our l-glutamine products are vegetarian and vegan friendly, making them an ideal boost of amino acids for those following a plant-based diet. This amino acid can help you to achieve your fitness goals, as glutamine occurs naturally in protein, which helps you grow and maintain muscle. Coming in a variety of formats, our l-glutamine supplements can easily be made part of your routine, no matter how hectic your schedule.
Our L-Glutamine Supplements
Our range of supplements offers a convenient, high-quality source of l-glutamine. Our l-glutamine powder also comes in a variety of refreshing flavours, or alternatively you can go for unflavoured, which is great for adding to your usual shakes and smoothies.
Our premium powder, L-Glutamine Elite, is ideal for those taking their fitness seriously:
• Boasts 100% glutamine
• Certified by the WADA
• Great for easy consumption
Our most popular powder, L-Glutamine is a great choice for all gym users:
• Vegetarian and vegan friendly
• Over 4g of l-glutamine per serving*
• More than 10 refreshing flavours to choose from
Or if you’re looking for an even more hassle-free supplement, try our L-Glutamine Amino Acid tablets:
• Perfect for any sport and goal
• Ideal for those with a hectic schedule
• 3g of glutamine per serving
• Naturally occurs in protein which supports the maintenance and growth of muscles
*Nutritional information will vary depending on flavour.
What is glutamine made from?
Glutamine itself is an amino acid found in various sources including; beef, chicken, fish, dairy products, eggs, vegetables like beans, beets, cabbage, spinach, carrots, as well as wheat and some fermented foods.
Is it safe to take glutamine every day?
Yes, it does appear to be safe well within the confines of its recommended dosage (even above dietary intake).
Is l-glutamine the same as glutamine?
There are two forms of glutamine; L-Glutamine and D-Glutamine. L-Glutamine is the form we typically find in foods and supplements whereas D-Glutamine is relatively unimportant in animal physiology.
Is glutamine an essential amino acid?
It is considered "conditionally essential" meaning it is only considered essential under certain circumstances, health conditions for example.
What does glutamine do in the body?
Glutamine has a very versatile role, helping us with everything from recovering from exercise, ensuring our immune systems are functioning adequately and even maintaining intestinal health.
Should I take glutamine before or after my workout?
It would be best advised to take post-workout as exercise can deplete L-glutamine levels.