N-acetylgalactosamine

The following description of the eight essential glyconutrients comes in part from ‘Sugars that Heal’ by Dr Emil Mondoa and Mindy Kitei.

N-acetylgalactosamine

Research into this saccharide has been limited, yet it has been shown to be essential for cell-cell communication, and that it inhibits tumour spread. Patients with heart disease have lower than normal levels of N-acetylgalactosamine.