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Glutamine: 2 Research-Backed Benefits

Glutamine is an important fuel for the gastrointestinal tract. Immune cells largely depend on glutamine availability to survive.

Glutamine is an conditionally essential amino acid.

In this article we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of glutamine 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 glutamine named What Is Glutamine? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Glutamine

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

1. Immune System

Glutamine - Immune System

About this claim

Our body's immune system protects us from bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances. A well-functioning immune system is critical for survival. Consuming enough right nutrients in your diet is required for the health and function of all immune cells, according to research. Specific nutrients might help with modulating your immune system for it to work at its best.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 34 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

2. Stomach And Intestine

Glutamine - Stomach And Intestine

About this claim

Your stomach and intestines are where the nutrients from the food you consume get in your body. Research shows that some nutrients may be beneficial for your stomach and intestines. For instance, help keep your digestive system healthy.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 20 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




Sara
Niemelä

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've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.