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Glutamic acid: One Research-Backed Benefit

Glutamic acid is an non-essential amino acid that has shown potential for treatments in neurodegenerative diseases.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of glutamic acid that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about glutamic acid named What Is Glutamic Acid? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Glutamic acid

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of glutamic acid.

1. Central Nervous System

Glutamic Acid - Central Nervous System

About this claim

The central nervous system, the brain, and the spinal cord control most functions of your body and mind. It’s crucial to keep it as healthy as can be for your overall health. Evidence through research shows that some nutrients may help you maintain a healthy central nervous system.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 17 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!