NAC supplies N-acetyl-L-cysteine, a derivative of L-Cysteine, which is more stable and better absorbed than L-Cysteine. NAC functions as a potent antioxidant. As the precursor to glutathione intracellular synthesis, it is essential for the synthesis of glutathione. Glutathione is a critical component of the immune system, as it is an important intracellular water-soluble antioxidant. As part of this function, glutathione plays a vital role as the cofactor for the antioxidant enzymes glutathione peroxidase and glutathione transferase. Glutathione is also important to the liver, as the liver utilize sit for drug detoxification. As a metabolite of cysteine, NAC plays an important role in detoxification, and is hepatoprotective. NAC functions in protecting cells against oxidative stress, and contributes to important bodily reactions. As such it is a part of the defensive mechanism toward potential carcinogens, as well as against DNA damage.
Active Ingredients: N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine
Other Ingredients: Capsule shell (gelatin and water). This product is gluten, dairy and GMO free.