L-Carnitine 500 mg (180 Veggie Caps)
- Helps to aid in recovery from exercise
- Helps to reduce muscle soreness after physical exertion
- Vegetarian / Vegan
- Purest Form, Clinically Tested
- Carnipure™ offers the purest L-Carnitine
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. NOW® uses only Carnipure™, a special grade of L-Carnitine (L-carnitine tartrate) and the most researched form and brand, manufactured by the Swiss life sciences company Lonza. NOW® L-Carnitine is the purest form, clinically tested, and vegetarian (non-animal sourced).
- Fitness Support*
- Transports Fatty Acids*
- Promotes Cellular Energy*
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.*
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.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 VCap 1 to 3 times daily with or without food.
Servings Per Container: 180
|L-Carnitine (L-Carnipure) (from L-Carnitine Tartrate)||500mg||N/A|