NAC – N acetyl cysteine

What is NAC?

in brief NAC is a major building block to the main antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in your body – GLUTATHIONE!  The advantage of taking NAC is that the main ingredient cysteine can be more easily be absorbed than glutathione itself.  Once NAC gets to your cells it then can more easily produce glutathione.

 What are some of the benefits and things NAC can help with?

  • Helps replenish levels of glutathione
  • Detoxification of several toxins both environmentally and internally
  • Improves immune system function
  • Utilized when overdosed on acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Important mucolytic, translated loosens up mucous
  • Interferes with viral replication
  • Alleviates symptoms and inflammation related to respiratory infections and other lung conditions such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and COPD
  • Decreases length of time of illness
  • Prevents damage from inflammation
  • Regulates glutamate in brain and reduces oxidative damage which can lead to brain damage and possibly neurological diseases
  • May decrease elevated blood sugar
  • May improve fertility in men and women
  • Helps with reducing fatty liver
  • Reduces risk of cardiovascular problems by preventing oxidative damage to the heart and blood vessels
  • Can help with circulation by improving levels of nitric oxide


For a limited time, we are offering 10% off on all NAC products that we carry.  The 10% discount only is eligible for pick up at our office and not delivery. Hurry soon!


Best of Health,


James D. Reade, DC, CFMP


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