is one of the non-essential amino acids and is used to help create muscle tissue and convert glucose into energy. It is also essential to maintaining healthy central nervous and digestive systems, and has recently been shown to provide protection via antioxidants from some types of cancer. Glycine is also found to be useful in assisting with the absorption of calcium in the body. It helps in retarding degeneration of muscles as it helps to supply extra creatine in the body. Glycine is important for manufacture of hormones in the body which are responsible for a strong immune system.
# Glycine is also used in the treatment of manic depression and hyperactivity.
# Glycine is found in all cells of the body, but it is found in large amounts in the prostate fluid and may be important in prostate health.
# Glycine also participates in the major energy producing biochemical processes in the body.