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glutathione

The antioxidants (radical scavengers) include a sulfur-containing compound that consists of the three vital amino acids There is cysteine, glutamic acid and glycine. Glutamic acid is an important “fuel” for the human brain and, as glutamine, promotes intelligence. For example, glutathione is present in fresh vegetables, fruits, cheese, fish and meat. It is usually sufficiently ingested with a normal diet and is also found in the blood as a water-soluble antioxidant. It defuses as antioxidants or due to its antioxidative effect, the attacks of free radicals and thus protects the organism from various degeneration diseases. The immune system is strengthened by increasing the function of the white blood cells and inhibiting inflammation. It can also prevent cancer and detoxify the body heavy metals how lead Cadmium copper and mercury. It also helps with states of exhaustion, depression and impotence. Glutathione is also present in the grape must or wine and plays in the aging of wine plays a significant role by making the volatile sulfur compounds stabilized. Furthermore, it is for that Aroma of Sauvignon Blanc and other white grape varieties. See also under health,

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