Described as the master antioxidant, glutathione is a game-changer! Did you know it is the most abundant antioxidant in the human body? Known as a tripeptide, glutathione comprises three amino acids- Glycine, glutamate, and cysteine.

Research shows that people deficient in glutathione are more at risk for diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, and more! When you add glutathione to increase your levels, your brain, skin, heart, and body are happy.

How does Glutathione Deficiency occur?

The most common reason our glutathione levels decrease is aging. Environmental factors are another way levels are diminished. Some examples include: 


  • High Stress

  • Excessive alcohol intake

  • Poor diet

  • Smoking

  • Excessive tylenol use

  • UV radiation exposure

  • Exposure to chemical toxins


According to experts, all of the following are conditions experienced by individuals with low glutathione levels:


  • Diabetes

  • Parkinson's

  • Alzheimer's

  • Hepatitis

  • Cancer

  • COPD

  • Sickle Cell Anemia

  • Heart Disease

  • Stroke



What are the Benefits of Glutathione?

Benefits Include:


  • Neutralization of free radicals

  • Transfers mercury out of the brain and cells

  • Assists with mitochondrial function

  • Cellular regeneration

  • Enhances Vitamin C, Vitamin E, CoQ10, and Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)

  • Body detoxification

  • Decreases wrinkles and skin discoloration

  • Can decrease psoriasis

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Boosts Immunity


Fun Fact: In a cardiac study of 643 patients who had coronary angiography, patients who died had lower levels of glutathione than those who survived. 


How Can You Increase Your Glutathione Levels?


Good news! We offer glutathione in many IV infusion blends or as an IM injection. Contact VitaOasis Infusion & Wellness today to get booked or ask questions! 


If IVs and injections aren't your thing, don't stress- there are other ways to increase your intake! Several food options contain glutathione, so consuming them will be an added benefit to you. Whey protein enhances your body's ability to make glutathione. Other examples of foods that help your body produce more glutathione include:

  • Garlic, onions, chives, scallions

  • Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, etc. 

  • Beef, organ meats, tomatoes, spinach

  • Seafood, eggs, mushrooms, whole grains, and more


Oral supplementation can be used, but it's often found in a powder form with a poor absorption rate. Intravenously is the best method to provide glutathione to your body directly. Reach out today to book yours! 




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