Category: N-Acetylcysteine

Will NAC Become a Banned Supplement?

Following the FDA’s 2020 attack on NAC, excluding it from the definition of dietary supplements, new draft guidance suggests the agency isn’t going to enforce the ban and may restore this beneficial compound to its prior supplement status. Story at-a-glance The U.S. Food and Drug Administration suddenly cracked down on NAC in 2020, claiming it…


NAC’s Crucial Role in Preventing and Treating COVID-19

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has a long history of use to help prevent liver damage, and more recently as a treatment for flu viruses. Now researchers have discovered its lifesaving value for COVID-19. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a precursor to reduced glutathione, which appears to play a crucial role in COVID-19. According to an April 2020 literature analysis, glutathione deficiency…


N-Acetyl-Cysteine: Could this Amino Acid Change Your Life?

One of the most underestimated and under-utilized natural food supplements I have recommended to my patients over the past 35 years is an amino acid derivative known as N-A-C (N-Acetyl-Cysteine). Why underestimated? Well, even naturopaths seldom recommend it and most people who take natural food supplements have never even heard of it. What is N-Acetyl-Cysteine? N-A-C is…