In this episode of The Modern Vital Podcast, Dr. Ben Reebs discusses the role of glutathione as the body's master antioxidant and its various forms. Glutathione is known for its ability to neutralize harmful free radicals and regenerate other antioxidants in the body, reducing oxidative damage and contributing to overall cellular protection. The mitochondria, where oxygen is consumed the most, generate reactive oxygen species (ROS), and glutathione plays a crucial role in protecting and neutralizing them. The podcast explores different forms of glutathione, highlighting the benefits of acetylglutathione, which is metabolically efficient and can cross the blood-brain barrier.
The episode emphasizes three main roles of glutathione in the body. Firstly, it reduces oxidative stress by neutralizing free radicals and regenerating antioxidants. Secondly, it enhances metabolic detoxification by binding to harmful substances and making them more easily excreted. Glutathione also supports the immune system by regulating immune cell function, preventing excessive cell death, and modulating the production of proinflammatory cytokines. The episode also mentions that N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a precursor to glutathione but warns about potential oxidative stress caused by certain genetic variants when excessively converting NAC. It concludes by recommending the acetylglutathione supplement from Modern Vital for detoxification support and improved antioxidant status.
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