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 & What Foods Can I Find It In? if you're interested in learning more.
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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
- Compound Summary - Glutamic acid ◳
- potential new means of identifying treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Glutamic Acid, Twenty Years Later ◳
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