These things and many more all happen in a healthy body through the work of this mighty amino acid.
For those who want: Reliable memory - Restful sleep - Liver & Kidney detoxification - Collagen production and many other healthy qualities of life. According to research, glycine can be used to help lower symptoms in people suffering from conditions like ulcers, arthritis, leaky gut syndrome, diabetes, kidney and heart failure, neurobehavioral disorders, chronic fatigue, sleep disorders.
This smallest amino acid is hard at work every day to strengthen rebuild and detoxify the body. Glycine (also known as 2-Aminoacetic Acid) is the essential building block for many different muscle, cognitive and metabolic functions. A multitasking, “Swiss Army Knife” for the body, glycine helps break down and transport nutrients like glycogen and fats to be used by cells for energy, and other process, that support vital strong immune, digestive and nervous system functions.
Incredibly glycine makes up one third of all the collagen in the body. It is found in high concentrations in the skin, connective tissues of the joints and muscle tissue while supporting a healthy brain.
(Dosing with glycine: while 2 grams is a daily recommended intake. A range of 3-5 grams of glycine taken orally before bed has been used effectively to help sleep in scientific studies and when taken orally at meals has been used effectively to reduce blood sugar and increase insulin production in scientific studies)