Category Archives: Wellbeing

Glutathione Side Effects: Simply POSITIVE Effects

… if taken appropriately.

Many people would like to know what are glutathione side effects?
To start off with, it would be good to know what glutathione is and what functions it has in the body.

Glutathione is a naturally occurring substance in each of your cells.

So you could say that glutathione side effects are antioxidation, immune system building, detoxification, energy and anti- aging. Not bad for a list of so-called side effects!
To illustrate this, we all know that we have blood in our circulatory system, and this is made up of white blood cells, red blood cells, plasma, and platelets.
We could ask the question,“What are the side effects of white blood cells?”
Well, they fight infection, but really, we don’t ask that question, because we know they are naturally occurring, we need them, and they play a positive role in the body.
They fight infection, and without them, we would be dead from some kind of illness or infection.
It’s the same with glutathione, yet it is still such a new word to many that immediately the assumption is made that if we take it, there must be glutathione side effects.
Here’s an interesting fact : You would be dead right now if you didn’t have glutathione in each and every one of your cells quietly doing it’s job.
So asking the question “What are glutathione side effects?” would be similar to asking “What are the side effects of white blood cells?” The answer is all positive things that are necessary to your bodily function.
While that may be the exact answer to your question, what are glutathione side effects, it may not be what you were looking for. Let’s see if we can cover that now.
You might want to know, “Can I just take a glutathione pill?
Glutathione, when taken orally as a glutathione pill, or in any other form, including reduced glutathione, is destroyed in the digestive tract, and soglutathione side effects when taken directly by mouth would be none, good or bad.
It might make your wallet a little lighter though!
Perhaps a better way to phrase the question would be : “What would be the side effects of glutathione if I raise glutathione in my body?”
There are several ways to raise glutathione in the body, so this refresher would be a good one to read before going further.
So now we may be asking : “Ok, I understand there are no side effects from taking glutathione. I can’t take a glutathione pill. I must take in the building blocks or precursors. So what are the side effects on my glutathione system?”
Ah, good question. I am so glad you asked.
Raising glutathione may have some side effects that vary depending on the building blocks you use.
We will consider some of the main precursors for natural glutathione and the glutathione side effects that result with them here. If you see a way to raise glutathione on the page for all the ways to raise it, and you don’t see it below, then there are not currently any reportable side affects associated with it.
We will report on the two most well studied and effective ways to raise glutathione – N-acetyl-cysteine and Undenatured Whey Protein, along with other lesser ways including SAM, L-Cysteine, L-Methionine, andSilymarin.
The glutathione side effects mentioned below will be in addition to the positive glutathione side effects that were already mentioned above.
So in considering your choices, weigh all possible negative glutathione side effects against the positive ones which apply to all the ways to raise natural glutathione mentioned below
Remember, you absolutely have to have glutathione in your cells to be alive and healthy. Period.
And if you are over 40 or have any chronic health condition, you are likely deficient in this, and will benefit from raising your glutathione levels.
So read on, my friend!
We will give you all of the information you need right here. Evaluate this information, and take charge of your health today.
Choose the method for raising glutathione that is right for you, and you will have great health!

On developing and focusing on your goals…

Life Aspects

Life aspects help you to develop and focus on your goals, by helping you to break your ‘life’ up into several components. You can then consider which ones are most important to you and what you want to achieve in each of these aspects.
The most common life aspects are:
Family: The emotional core of everyone’s life and usually on the top of everyone’s list when it comes to determining what’s important in the big-picture. For you, this could be the family you grew up with or perhaps you’ve started your own with a significant other and children. The familyaspect includes romance and relationships with your children and family.
Career: Whether you’re a highflying business man (or woman) or a proud stay-at-home mum or dad, your career (what you ‘do’) is probably the most time-occupying aspect of your life, and it is usually near the top of everyone’s list when it comes to determining what’s important in our big-picture. The career aspect includes career satisfaction and development, but it is important not to let it get ahead of other important life aspects.
Finance: Unfortunately, money makes the world go round and we all need enough of it to live the life we want. This doesn’t necessarily mean we all have to be millionaires (which is just well, because I’m not!), but we all want to be comfortable and not have to worry about how we’re going to put food on the table. By necessity, this life aspect is often fairly high on the list when it comes to determining what’s important, but again, don’t let it rule your life. The finance aspect includes making the most of what you’ve got, investing or maybe even earning a little more.
Health and Wellbeing: Diet, exercise, image, quitting bad habits – these are the ones that typically appear in the yearly round of new years resolutions because they are easy to target. But of course if health goalsaren’t targeted correctly, little progress is made on them anyway.
Recreation: Having fun, sport, holidays, hobbies and interests – what does this one mean to you? Perhaps diversity and relaxation are more important.
Personal: Different from the health/ well-being and recreation life aspects, this one is about personal growth and development whether it is learning a new skill, being creative, self-discovery or continued learning. You are the most important person to yourself, so look after you.
Friendship: Close friends, old friends, best friends and just general acquaintances – how important are these to you and how do you want to manage these friendships?
Community: A commitment to your community may not seem very important at first glance, but you can never underestimate the satisfaction of doing something to help the planet or other people. A well balanced life will recognize community service and environmental responsibility as an essential part of living an ‘ethical’ and fulfilling life.
Household: As your largest asset (if you own your home) and probably representing the largest slice of your budget, proudly maintaining your home and protecting this asset may be of great importance to you.
Spiritual: Peace of mind, faith, resolution of the ‘meaning of life’ – whatever this means to you. Very important to some people, and not to others. You decide for yourself about spirituality and inner harmony.

Are there any other life aspects you can think of? Pictorially, it looks like this with each slice of the pie being a part of your life.
Life Aspect Pie Chart

Life Aspects

I’m sure you can relate to most of these aspects, and some will be a lot more important to you than others. You’ll also realize that you spend a lot more time on some aspects than others. So realize that each slice of the pie is not the same size and probably doesn’t even taste the same! What does your Life Pie look like?
What is most important to you? Where are your efforts currently directed? How does this compare with your ranking of what’s most important? 

Prevention is better than cure

The quality of your life is largely determined by the quality of your health and wellbeing. 
When Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, he was actually referring to fire safety, but his words can certainly be applied to health.
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