Description of NOW L-Carnitine 250 mg Tartrate-L-Carnipure 60 Caps
What is Carnitine and where does it come from?
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.
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. Our Carnitine is a synthetic product manufactured in a laboratory using bacterial synthesis, and is considered vegetarian due to the absence of any animal sources or by-products.
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
L-Carnitine (L-Carnipure?**) (from L-Carnitine Tartrate) 500mg *
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
? Daily Value not established.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules 1 to 3 times daily before meals or on an empty stomach.
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