L-Glutamine is good for reducing cravings for sugar and alcohol! It has recently been the focus of much scientific interest. A growing body of evidence suggests that during certain stressful times, the body may require more glutamine than it can produce. Under these circumstances glutamine may be considered (conditionally essential) amino acid. Glutamine is involved in maintaining a positive nitrogen balance. Glutamine also aids rapidly growing cells (immune system, lymphatic and intestinal cell enterocytes). It is also known that glutamine stored in muscle tissue to be accessed in times of stress to aid in the hydration and detoxification of body toxins.