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L-Carnitine

500 mg, 30 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01532

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Description

  • L-Carnitine
  • 500 mg, 30 vegetarian capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 01532

Mitochondria, the powerhouses found within human cells, produce the energy that vital tissues need to keep us vibrant, healthy, and young.1 Normal levels of carnitine support optimum functioning of mitochondria. The problem is that over time, those normal levels of carnitine diminish in all of our tissues,2,3 reducing cellular energy production and metabolic activity—a major cause of aging.4-10 The answer is carnitine supplementation, because carnitine helps:

  • Maintain cellular metabolic activity by assisting in the intracellular transport of fatty acids from the cell fluid into the mitochondria where fats are oxidized to generate cellular energy.11-13
  • Prevent excess accumulation of cellular debris.14-16
  • Support a healthy concentration of nitric oxide, which helps endothelial cells relax and maintain blood flow—supporting proper blood pressure.17-19
  • Maintain healthy body fat composition, which in turn supports insulin sensitivity and healthy blood sugar levels already within normal range.20,21
  • Support brain cells’ natural defenses against age-related memory and cognitive decline.22,23
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  2. J Biol Chem. 2009 Aug 21;284(34):22840-52.
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  4. Neurochem Res. 2010 Dec;35(12):1880-915.
  5. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Jun;1019:406-11.
  6. Clin Nutr. 2005 Oct;24(5):794-800.
  7. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Oct;63(10):1027-33.
  8. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007 Feb;292(2):C670-86.
  9. Mech Ageing Dev. 2010 Jul-Aug;131(7-8):473-9.
  10. Curr Aging Sci. 2008 Mar;1(1):10-21.
  11. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Oct;1821(10):1341-9.
  12. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jan;89(1):71-6.
  13. Transl Res. 2012 Nov 5. pii: S1931-5244(12)00367-2.
  14. Biochem J. 2012 Jan 15;441(2):523-40.
  15. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan;41(1):177-89.
  16. Autophagy. 2013 Jan 1;9(1):112-4.
  17. J Nutr Biochem. 2007 Aug;18(8):533-40.
  18. J Vasc Res. 2007;44(5):354-64.
  19. Free Radic Res. 2007 Aug;41(8):884-91.
  20. Lab Invest. 2011 May;91(5):704-10.
  21. Eur J Nutr. 2012 Feb;51(1):1-18.
  22. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar;28(2):166-76.
  23. Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1994;20(4):169-76. 

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving

L-Carnitine (from L-Carnitine tartrate)

500 mg

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), dicalcium phosphate, vegetable stearate, silica.

Non-GMO

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) capsule on an empty stomach not exceeding four (4) capsules daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Warnings

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