Supplement Database: N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC)

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) Explained

What is N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC)?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC)

Boosts glutathione levels, the body’s master antioxidant; reduces oxidative stress and inflammation; thins mucus and improves respiratory function.

Drawbacks of N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC)?

May cause minor gastrointestinal side effects; should be used with caution in individuals with asthma or bleeding disorders.