Due to the high volume of parcels our courier providers are experiencing at the moment, please be aware that there may be delays of up to 5 working days for your parcel to be delivered within New Zealand.
Due to the high volume of parcels our courier providers are experiencing at the moment, please be aware that there may be delays of up to 5 working days for your parcel to be delivered within New Zealand.
Due to the high volume of parcels our courier providers are experiencing at the moment, please be aware that there may be delays of up to 5 working days for your parcel to be delivered within New Zealand.
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L-Methionine 500mg

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$49.95

$49.95
Country Life L-Methionine 500mg. An essential amino acid which is involved with many other amino acids in the body. It is a precursor in cysteine production also in the synthesis of creatine. As well as this, it also enhances the synthesis of glu...
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60 Tablets

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OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Phone: 09 443 2584
NZ toll free: 0800 HEALTHY (4325849)
Aus toll free: 1800 006 457
Our retail shop is open:
Mon - Fri - 10:00am - 4:00pm
344A Rosedale Road, Rosedale, Auckland, New Zealand 0632

Country Life L-Methionine 500mg. An essential amino acid which is involved with many other amino acids in the body. It is a precursor in cysteine production also in the synthesis of creatine. As well as this, it also enhances the synthesis of glutathione. Methionine supports liver health. Also includes Vitamin B6, for enhanced utilization. Vegan. 60 tablets.

The amino acid L-Methionine
Methionine is the dietary precursor of another important amino acid, cysteine. It is also a precursor in the synthesis of creatine. In the form of creatine phosphate this is the major store of immediately available energy in muscles. Further, methionine is the starting amino acid in the synthesis of proteins in humans. (Each protein chain starts with a methionine unit).
Methionine is a lipotropic agent (mobilises fat deposits in the liver caused by dietary imbalances).

Methionine has also been shown to cause the release of growth hormone in children.
Sports use: Methionine is used in preparations with glycine and arginine as a supplement to provide improved performance in sports requiring repeated high levels of exertion. The basis for this use is that these amino acids are required for the synthesis of creatine and elevated creatine levels have been shown to be of benefit in sports of this type. Other possible mechanisms by which this combination might have an effect include elevation of blood glucose and stimulation of growth hormone secretion.
Medical Uses: Because administration of methionine enhances the synthesis of glutathione, this amino acid is used in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning to prevent liver damage. This effect might be extrapolated to other situations where the availability of a methyl group donor will assist the liver in detoxification.
Methionine has also been shown to lower the circulating levels of acetaldehyde after ethanol indigestion and is included in a preparation used for the treatment of hangovers.
In a randomised double-blind methionine treatment was shown to improve the healing of duodenal ulcers when given in combination with cimetidine. The response with the combination was significantly better than cimetidine treatment alone.
Daily Requirements: The daily requirement of methionine of healthy young adults with normal activity levels is about 2.02g. The need for methionine is affected by the intake of cysteine, since methionine is an essential dietary precursor of cysteine. If insufficient cysteine is present in the diet, then the requirement for methionine will be increased.

L-Methionine
Methionine is found in meat, fish and dairy products and plays an important role in many cell functions.
As a source of cysteine, a precursor to the cellular antioxidant glutathione, L-Methionine supports liver health.
As part of the cellular antioxidant defence system, glutathione supports liver detox.
Country Life uses B6 to aid in utilisation.

Each tablet contains: Vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine HCI) 10 mg, Calcium (as calcium carbonate) 72 mg, L-Methionine (free form) 500mg. Other ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, silica, organic coating (tapioca maltodextrin, sunflower lecithin, sustainable palm oil and guar gum).

Adults: Take 1 or 2 tablets daily, preferably between meals.

Keep out of reach of Children. If you are pregnant, nursing or take any medications, seek professional advice from your doctor, before taking this product.

Orders within New Zealand are dispatched by courier once your payment has been processed. Our customer service team aim to dispatch your order within 24 hours during the working week. Within Auckland please allow 48 hours for delivery. For all other areas please allow 72 hours.

Within NZ, supplement orders over NZ$70 are conveniently delivered freight free. Freight Free may exclude food items and cleaning products - we will contact you if additional courier charges apply to your order containing these items. Orders under NZ$70 in value will have a delivery charge based on the delivery address.
• Auckland (Wellsford to Pukekohe) - $5.00
• Rest of the North Island - $6.50
• South Island - $8.00

Collect:
Auckland orders have the option to be collect, free of charge. We are located at 344a Rosedale Road, Albany, Auckland 0632. Please note that collection is only available between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. 



International orders are sent out using tracked international services. Delivery for international orders usually take 5-10 business days to arrive. Freight charges for international orders are based on the weight of the total order. 

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OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Phone: 09 443 2584
NZ toll free: 0800 HEALTHY (4325849)
Aus toll free: 1800 006 457
Our retail shop is open:
Mon - Fri - 10:00am - 4:00pm
344A Rosedale Road, Rosedale, Auckland, New Zealand 0632
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