- Naturally occurring acid that is an important source of natural cell energy
- Stimulates fat breakdown by transporting fatty acids into cells
- Studies show Carnitine can improve exercise tolerance, strength, and recovery of muscle after exercise
- Declines rapidly with age and vigorous exercise
L-Carnitine should also be considered an integral part of any weight loss program. Other uses of L-Carnitine include improved cardiac function, and some clinical trials using L-Carnitine show positive results in treating congestive heart failure and other conditions.
For the intense athlete, Dr. Carr recommends at least 1500 – 2000 mg per day.