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NAC 600 mg N-Acetyl Cysteine - 100 Caps
  • Critical Antioxidant
  • With Selenium & Molybdenum
  • Maintains Cellular Health

N-Acetyl Cysteine  (NAC) is a stable form of the non-essential amino acid L-Cysteine.  It is a sulfur-containing amino acid that acts as a stabilizer for the formation of protein structures, and is also necessary for the formation of glutathione.  Molybdenum and Selenium are essential trace minerals that facilitate the production of several important enzymes.

NAC can prevent the mucus buildup characteristic of so many respiratory disorders. NAC can also help reduce the oxidative damage that contributes to respiratory problems. The University of Maryland Medical Center notes research that showed using NAC reduced flare-ups of both chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Other breathing disorders that might benefit include emphysema, cystic fibrosis and asthma.

NAC has powerful antioxidant properties. It is a slightly modified version of N-acetyl-L-cysteine and appears to offer the most optimal form of this antioxidant. Antioxidants help prevent inflammation and cell damage, making it potentially useful for a number of conditions. Research indicates it has demonstrated benefits for a wide range of conditions.

NAC can reduce negative effects brought on by toxic chemicals and medication reactions, especially acetaminophen. This amino acid might also reduce side effects associated with the common chemotherapy drugs doxorubicin and cisplatin. It might also improve immunity. A small study conducted at the University of Genoa and published in a July 1997 edition of the European Respiratory Journal, found those using NAC experienced less severe flu symptoms. When taken internally, NAC replenishes intracellular levels of the natural antioxidant glutathione (GSH), helping to restore cells’ ability to fight damage from reactive oxygen species (ROS).

NAC has been used in conventional medicine for more than 30 years, primarily as a mucolytic (mucous-thinner) inhaled to manage conditions such as cystic fibrosis, in which mucous is abnormally thick and tenacious. While there is little in the scientific literature to support its use as an inhalant, NAC administered in this form remains highly popular among experienced pulmonary speclialists.

Nutrition Info
Serving Size 1 Capsule
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Molybdenum (as Amino Acid Chelate)  50 mcg   67% 
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine)  25 mcg   36% 
N-Acetyl Cysteine  600 mg    

Serving Size:  1 Capsule

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 2 times a day.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® GliSODin®, Alpha Lipoic Acid and Antioxidant Caps.

Other Ingredients:  Gelatin (capsule), Stearic Acid (vegetable source) and Citric Acid.
Contains no:  sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Caution:  Do Not Eat Freshness Packet.  Keep in Bottle.
Disclaimers:  *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.




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