Glycine is the smallest of the 20 amino acids. It is unique among the proteinogenic amino acids. It is non-essential amino acid, as it is biosynthesized in the body from the amino acid serine.

The primary sources are protein-rich foods including meat, fish, dairy, and legumes.

The principal function of Glycine is as a precursor to proteins. The body uses Glycine to make proteins. Glycine is also involved in the transmission of chemical signals in the brain.

It promotes the release of growth hormone and supports cell volumizing. It helps in slowing down the breakdown of muscle tissue. It is also helpful in healing damaged muscles and rebuilding muscle tissue in athletes who participate in strenuous workouts.

It helps with the production of creatine in order to produce DNA and RNA.

It also helps with storing the glycogen in the body, makes it available for energy creation.

Health Benefits

  • Improves muscle mass.
  • Supports immunity
  • Increases Energy of the body
  • Increases brain functions and memory.
  • For detoxification of Liver.
  • Protects kidney
  • Uses in the treatment of Schizophrenia and Stroke
  • Treats Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
  • Anti cancerous.

Amino Acids

These are the building blocks of the proteins that power every essential machinery in the human body.


Understand how the many different vitamins are the big players in the human body.


Know more about the elements that are essential for several processes and organ functions.

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