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Final Word on Glutamine?

Hey my search function is down for the moment…

I know contributors here have gone back and forth on the value of supplementing with glutamine, but did we ever get a final word on it?

I could use some thoughts

The powder form is cheap and I personally think it has positive effects

Enjoy.


Maybe I believe what I read too much, but I flushed my tub of glutamine down the toilet after reading it.

My experience :

WAY better sleep ! and only for this i will continue buying it, men 30$ for 1000grams, you use max 15g a day … it’s cheap and really efficace for better sleep (better GH release) and some says that there’s a lot of other benefits.

I stopped using it long back, didn’t notice any difference!

From what I’ve read, the consensus is that glutamine “might” be helpful when severely limiting caloric intake or recovering illness.

Otherwise, it may not make a difference.

One of those supps that I never noticed a thing from.

A least creatine gives me stomach discomfort - glutamine did nothing noticable.

Still, I wasn’t gonna throw it out so I premixed it with my creatine and use it PWO.

Meh.

I used it religiously for a couple of years and the one thing I did notice is that I only got about one cold during that time, whereas I would generally get 2 - 3 per year before (and since).

Minimal benefits–except under high metabolic or other stress: severe diets, very heavy training cycles, for example, can really tax your immune system and here I think Glutamine may be able to help support healthy immune function.

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[quote]Tyler23 wrote:
I used it religiously for a couple of years and the one thing I did notice is that I only got about one cold during that time, whereas I would generally get 2 - 3 per year before (and since).[/quote]

Yep. If you bust your ass at the gym, ZMA and glutamine go a long way to prevent colds.

I bought a tub, taking 10g a day for the past 4 weeks, haven’t noticed any different, IMO it’s a waste of money, I think I’m just gonna get more fish oil instead