1. Description: While technically an anti-aging amino acid, glutathione works as an antioxidant to deactivate free radicals that speed up the aging process. It is an antitumor agent, as well as a respiratory accelerator in the brain.

  2. Benefits: Glutathione has been used to help in the treatment of allergies, cataracts, diabetes, hypoglycemia, and arthritis. It has also helped prevent harmful side effects of high dose radiation or x-ray exposure in the ill patient.

  3. Fun Fact: Like to smoke and/or drink? Glutathione protects against the harmful effects of cigarette smoke and alcohol.