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The Wonder Molecule To Slow Down Aging Skin!

Dr. S.Sridevi 91% (330 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, PG - Graduate Diploma In Health Sciences In Diabetology, MD - Bio-Chemistry
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chennai  •  15 years experience
The Wonder Molecule To Slow Down Aging Skin!

We live in a polluted world. Everyday in our life, we are exposed to air pollutants, heavy metals, pesticides, insecticides, secondhand smoke etc., All these produce harmful chemical molecules called ''free radicals'' and cause serious damage to our cell, which in turn accelerates aging of skin and various organs of the body . These harmful molecules also damage our immune system very badly and as a result we fall sick very often. So, we need a molecule which will do miracle to our body and rescue us from the ''monster free radicals''. Years of research and evidence have shown that 'glutathione' will do wonders to our body.

What is glutathione? 
Glutathione is a molecule comprising 3 amino acids. This ''master antioxidant'' protects each and every cell of our body from free radical damage. One of glutathione’s primary roles in the body is to detoxify a number of drugs and toxins. It acts like a magnet and grab toxins and free radicals, which are then safely disposed from body by our efficient body excretory mechanism. It is a powerful antiaging molecule. It has skin lightening and nourishing effects. 

Are there other benefits? 
Other benefits are, it boosts up immunity and fights fatigue. Insufficient glutathione prevents mitochondria - the power house of the cell, from producing ATP, which is the primary source of energy for all living cells. Without the ability to make sufficient ATP, we feel exhausted and our body's ability to heal is greatly reduced. For patients struggling with fatigue and chronic illness, maximizing glutathione is a top priority. 

Do we have enough of this wonder molecule in our body? 
It is true that this miracle molecule is naturally synthesized in our body cell. But, unfortunately as we age past 21 years, our body does not produce enough of it and gets depleted. Depletion of glutathione will automatically trigger off cellular damage. That is why we must not wait until we become a victim and then be confined to medications for life. Thankfully there are practical ways in which we can use good food, healthy lifestyle practices and nutritional supplements to increase glutathione production in our bodies, in order to combat aging. 

How to get optimal glutathione levels? 
Natural source is the best way to increase the glutathione levels. 

  1. Eat Your Cruciferous Veggies: The least expensive, and easiest, way to increase glutathione levels is to include more cruciferous vegetables in your diet. “They contain phytochemicals and other nutrients that help in detoxifying harmful toxins before they cause any harm to the body. Here is a list of easily available cruciferous vegetables in our country: 
  2. Several small studies have shown that moderate, prolonged physical exercise increases glutathione levels in the blood. 
  3. Data from scientific studies suggest that , glutathione deficiency in aged humans occurs in large part because of a markedly diminished supply of the precursor aminoacids(nutrients) rather because of a diminished capacity to synthesize glutathione. So, supplementing the diets of aging people with these amino acids will stimulate glutathione synthesis. Furthermore, the supplements used were not associated with any adverse effects and did not alter renal function or liver enzymes. These data provide a sound basis to develop a simple, safe, and inexpensive nutritional intervention to improve glutathione production and reduce oxidant damage in aging humans. Thus, keeping yourself healthy, boosting your performance, preventing disease, and aging gracefully depends on keeping your glutathione levels high.

Do you really want to live the longest, fullest life possible? 
Then, increasing your glutathione levels appear to be an excellent starting point. Make sure you have this enough wonder nutrient in your body. Take action now to boost your levels of this master antioxidant! Let us age gracefully.

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