• Dr. Bill Rawls

    ABOUT BILL RAWLS, M.D.

    Dr. Rawls' groundbreaking approach to wellness comes from decades of practicing medicine, extensive research in alternative therapies, and firsthand experience helping thousands find their path to wellness. Dr. Rawls is a best-selling author, Medical Director and Co-Founder of Vital Plan, a holistic health company and Certified B Corporation.
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  • Glutathione
    By Vital Plan

    Glutathione is a tripeptide composed of three amino acids, glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine. It is an essential antioxidant inside cells for protecting mitochondria from free-radical damage during generation of energy.

    Glutathione is also essential for phase II detoxification in the liver. In vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated enhancement of detoxification processes, antioxidant properties, and fortification of immune functions.

    Glutathione increases T-lymphocytes in animal studies. Intestinal absorption occurs by the molecule being broken down into component parts, but also by absorption of the whole molecule.


    The Cellular Wellness Solution

    Discover more in Dr. Bill Rawls’ new #1 Bestselling book: The Cellular Wellness Solution: Tap Into Your Full Health Potential with the Science-Backed Power of Herbs.

    An eye-opening and empowering book that the world needs right now: The Cellular Wellness Solution will fundamentally change how you think about herbs and the powerful role they play in cultivating wellness at the cellular level.”

    Mark Hyman5 stars
    Mark Hyman, MD
    Fourteen-time #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

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    2. Hagen TM, Bai C, Jones DP. Stimulation of glutathione absorption in rat small intestine by alpha-adrenergic agonists. FASEB J. 1991;5(12):2721-2727.
    3. Richie JP Jr, Nichenametla S, Neidig W, et al. Randomized controlled trial of oral glutathione supplementation on body stores of glutathione. Eur J Nutr. 2015;54(2):251-263.
    4. McKinley-Barnard S, Andre T, Morita M, Willoughby DS. Combined L-citrulline and glutathione supplementation increases the concentration of markers indicative of nitric oxide synthesis. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2015;12:27.
    About the Medical Director
    Dr. Bill Rawls
    Dr. Rawls is a licensed medical doctor in North Carolina and a leading expert in integrative health. He has extensive training in alternative therapies, and is the Medical Director of Vital Plan, a holistic health and herbal supplement company in Raleigh, NC.
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