Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...The medicinal value of the beneficial "phytochemicals" in both of these foods has been well documented, and both are available in concentrated "pill" form. Also, two amino acids, glycine and taurine, are directly involved in production of high quality bile salts..."
"...Rebuilding the gut so that it functions as it should, by allowing the absorption of essential nutrients while prohibiting absorption of unhealthy substances, is made more difficult because the gut itself is damaged. Repair starts with supplements of amino acids such as L-glutamine, which gives the gut the energy to rebuild, and glycine, which helps the liver in its detoxification work..."
"...The amino acid glycine, a fundamental building block of proteins, has been found in the comet Wild 2 in January 2004, bolstering the theory that the raw ingredients of life arrived on Earth from outer space...."
"...There are dozens of neurotransmitters that excite nerve cells but only four that "cool off" nerve activity. These are taurine, serotonin, glycine, and GABA (gamma amino butyric acid)..."