Amino Acids - Dimethyglycine or DMG

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Dimethylglycine, or DMG, is an amino acid derived form L-glycine -- the simplest amino acid. DMG enhances the immune system and improves oxygen utilization by the body. It is an important component of amino acids such as choline and methionine, as well as hormones, DNA, and neurotransmitters. DMG also improves the function of many organs in the body.

Ailments / Situations Where Used

DMG is known to help maintain high energy levels and boost mental acuity. It helps lower high blood cholesterol levels. It also helps normalize blood pressure and blood glucose levels and is useful for people with high blood pressure or diabetes. DMG may control epileptic seizures and may be helpful in preventing or treating cancer.

DMG helps protect against cancer by indirectly helping your body use available oxygen to protect against anaerobic diseases such as this one.


DMG is found in small amounts in meats, seeds, and grains.

DMG is also available as a supplement in various doses.

Optimal Absorption

For optimal absorption, take as part of a multi-amino acid complex.

Contraindications / Precautions / Warnings

It is not recommended to take a single amino acid for an extended period of time without supplementing with other amino acids as well. Long-term isolated amino acid supplementation can create an imbalance in the body.

Ailment / Situation Listing




High Blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Mental Acuity

Weakened Immune System



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