- Aug 15, 2015
Gelatin from reputable brands like Great Lakes (green and red can), store bought gelatin, and even glycine supplements have always swelled me up. My tissues may be still having excess estrogen and my liver cannot clear them out as fast as estrogen releasing from the tissues even though I take B1 and B2. I get the same effect from vitamin D supplements. I don't know if there is any similar mechanism between vitamin D and glycine. When I take low dose of glycine (<500mg, <1/8 tsp), I don't seem to get the edema problem. The last two days, I haven't taken any glycine and my face is so slim I actually look like myself finally! Glycine needs to be approached with caution I think depending on how much estrogen your tissues have and how fast your system can clear it up.