Glutathione is an antioxidant; tripeptide; it protects cells from toxins such as free radicals.
There are over 60 disease identified through studies where one common denominator is low levels of glutathione levels which includes breast cancer. And yet, despite the Thousands of studies have been conducted on glutathione and still science has no answer for why this is?
What we do know and research has shown that GSH provides protection of cells that are healthy from free radicals which can lead to cancer cell mutation. Glutathione has been identified by one medical expert as “the place where sulfur and selenium meet up to protect us from cancer.”
There are several essential immune system functions where GSH plays a vital role. The immune system simply wouldn’t be able to perform optimally without it.
There are several studies that have specifically looked at how glutathione assists in the programmed suicide of cancer cells death or apoptosis.
Other studies have reviewed carefully the subject of glutathione deficiency in normal cells and arrived at the conclusion that cells with low levels of glutathione were more susceptible to cancer.