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Life Extension Glycine 1000 mg 100 VegCaps

Life Extension

Life Extension Glycine 1000 mg 100 VegCaps

Barcode: 737870166917
Size: 100
Form: VegCap

Glycine 1000 mg 100 VegCap

A good nights sleep is one of the most effective ways to take care of our bodies. But hectic lifestyles, exposure to harmful blue light and more have impacted our sleep habits. Glycine offers sleep and relaxation support and so much more in an easy-to-swallow 1000-mg capsule. Glycine is the simplest of all amino acids, possessing only one carbon atom. It can be made by the body, but since it doesnt appear to meet the bodys requirements at all times, its considered by some to be semi-essential. Most of the glycine in the body becomes incorporated in proteins, but free glycine acts as a neurotransmitter involved in regulating appetite, behavior and general homeostasis. It has fundamental roles in support of healthy gene expression, cellular antioxidant processes, detoxification, immune function, growth, development, metabolism and survival. Like other one-carbon molecules, glycine has been linked to longevity in certain species. Glycine is often used as a supplement to promote relaxation and sound sleep. Research shows that, when taken before bed, glycine may promote healthy quality sleep without causing daytime drowsiness. Glycine may also have positive impacts on mood, cognition and mental health. Glycine is needed for collagen production and therefore supports connective tissue throughout the body.9,10 Glycine has been shown to preserve normal muscle mass and promote healthy body composition. Importantly, it is the rate-limiting component of the major antioxidant glutathione. Glycine has been demonstrated to inhibit protein glycation and production of advanced glycation end-products AGEs . Evidence from laboratory and clinical trials suggests glycine may help support healthy glucose and fructose metabolism. Research shows glycine may help maintain normal blood pressure.

Glycine Benefits

  • Promotes relaxation
  • Promotes healthy quality sleep without causing daytime drowsiness
  • Supports healthy glucose & fructose metabolism
  • Supports connective tissue throughout the body

Suggested Use As a dietary supplement Take one to three capsules on an empty stomach at bedtime - Or as directed by your healthcare professional.


Supplement Facts

Serving Size 3 vegetarian capsules

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value***

Glycine 1000 mg *


*Daily Value Not Established
***Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Other Ingredientsvegetable cellulose capsule , ascorbyl palmitate.


WarningsKeep out of reach of children. As with all dietary supplements, consult your healthcare professional before use. See product label for more information. DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE


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