Acetyl-L-carnitine provides support for the nervous system, cardiovascular system and muscle. Studies show that Acetyl-L-carnitine can improve overall energy levels, as well as improve memory, mental focus, learning, mood, and cognitive function. It is needed for the transport of long-chain fatty acids into the heart of the cells, for the production of cellular energy (ATP). Acetyl-L-carnitine may help prevent DNA degeneration, and promote DNA repair from mutations that can occur from free radical production. It is the form of carnitine that has been seen to effectively maintain memory and assist in recovery from a stroke.
Carnitine is manufactured from lysine (an essential amino acid – lysine helps the body produce antibodies, hormones, and enzymes), and methionine (an essential amino acid) in the liver, kidneys and brain. Vitamin C, Iron, niacin (vitamin B3) folic acid (vitamin B9) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin) are also essential for the manufacture of carnitine.
Most amino acids come in two forms; D- or L- (such as L-tyrosine or D-tyrosine). D-amino acid is a mirror image of the L- amino acid – in other word the D- form is a backward image. Both can be taken. However, the L- form is preferable as it is the exact image of the amino acid in its natural form found in the body. The L- form is considered the more effective for overall human health.
As with most amino acid supplements your body needs vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) as a cofactor to ensure correct amino acid metabolism.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Magnesium Stearate, (vegetable source) and Stearic Acid (vegetable source)
Does not contain: Yeast, Wheat, Gluten, Soy, Milk, Egg, Fish, Shellfish, or Tree Nut ingredients.
As a dietary supplement, adults take one capsule daily. Take 30 minutes before a meal with a glass of water for best results, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of young children. Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.Children, pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding, should consult their doctor before use. Check with simultaneous intake of medicines. No long-term use without professional advice.
If you have kidney or liver disease, please contact your doctor before starting a carnitine supplementation.
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