One scientific piece of information that has really captivated my, as well as scientific attention, is the most recent research on a nutrient called N-Acetyl Cysteine or NAC.
What it does: NAC replenishes levels of the most important antioxidant in your body called glutathione (GSH). GSH plummets as you age, which makes it easier to develop an illness. NAC also makes your genes healthier, which limits the effects of all kinds of stress and slows down inflammation.
To quote one science writer, “These effects give NAC a unique role in the prevention and treatment of many common diseases, both acute and chronic.” Read the rest of this entry »