How is your gut feeling? Is there room for improvement? With the stress of our everyday lives sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. Sure, there are occasions where we eat things we know we shouldn’t and it causes inflammation in our gut giving us tummy trouble. But when your body is undergoing even more stress from an illness, disease, injury or even excessive exercise you may need to give your body the support it needs to make repairs. L-glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid that supports several metabolic functions. The cells that make up your intestinal lining use L-glutamine to help maintain a healthy gut which allow for optimal nutrition absorption so your body can get what it needs. It also aids your immune system by sustaining a functional barrier so toxins you put in your body can’t leak through the walls of your gut and wreak havoc in your body. The resulting havoc could present as an infection, illness, allergic reaction, skin condition, and more. So take the time to care for your insides as it may help improve other ailments you may be experiencing. L-glutamine is available at Annie’s Apothecary as a powder to be mixed with water or as a capsule. Please, call or come by if you would like more information on this topic.