L-Carnitine is synthesized
in the human body (liver and kidneys) from
essential amino acids (lysine and methionine).
It is essential for the maintenance of
good health. Absolutely necessary for the
transport of long-chain fatty acids into
the mitochondria (the metabolic furnaces
of the cell) where they are burned and transformed
into energy. Ie. Very important in energy
Increases tolerance to exercise (among patients
with coronary artery disease).
Treats angina pectoris (severe chest pain
from insufficient blood flow and oxygen
to the heart muscle). Treats and prevents
some forms of cardiovascular disease.
Helps build stamina and muscles.
Protects against: liver disease, diabetes,
kidney disease, muscle disease.
Helps to promote weight loss and enhance
Dietary intake for optimal health is not
Always take L-Carnitine, the active form
of carnitine found in our tissues (and NOT
D-Carnitine, the biologically inactive form
of Carnitine). An equal mixture of the 2
forms is called DL-Carnitine (which is available
as supplements). D-carnitine has been linked
to myasthenia-type syndrome.
Red meat (especially lamb and beef). Avocados.
Fermented soybean product (tempeh).
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