L-Carnitine is a non-essential amino acid that helps to maintain overall good health by facilitating the transfer of fatty acid groups into the mitochondrial membrane for cellular energy production. It naturally occurs in red meat and other animal source foods, but we recommend supplementation to obtain optimal levels of this excellent amino acid. L-Carnitine is classified as an amino acid, although it is not an amino acid in the classic sense. Amino acids are generally used by the body for protein synthesis and/or as a neurotransmitter.
Carnitine (actually more closely related to the B vitamins) is primarily used to facilitate the transport of long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria of cells for energy production. This process provides muscular energy by burning fat, and also prevents fatty build-up around vital organs. Natural Carnitine is found primarily in red meats, so vegetarians may need to supplement to ensure healthy levels in their bodies.
Serving Size 1 capsule
Servings Per Container 120
Amount per Serving %DV
L-Carnitine 500.00 mg **
** Daily value not established
Other Ingredient : Gelatin
No Sugar, No Starch, No Artificial Color, No Artificial Flavors, Sodium Free, No Wheat, No Gluten, No Corn, No Soy, No Dairy, Yeast Free
Storage Instructions: Store in a cool dry place.
Warning: Keep out of reach of children