l-Carnitine is a nutritional supplement made by Pure Encapsulations, manufacturers of hypo allergenic nutrition supplements. Every batch of finished products are tested and certified by independent laboratories. All products are manufactured under conditions similar to those employed in making pharmaceutical grade drugs and complies with the FDA GMP guidelines. More Information on the Manufacturing and Quality Control of this supplement.
*l-Carnitine is an amino acid found abundantly in skeletal and heart muscle. It functions primarily to support fat utilization, and also acts as a carrier of fatty acids into the mitochondria, where they are oxidized and converted to energy. l-Carnitine also facilitates the removal of short and medium chain fatty acids from the mitochondria that accumulate during normal metabolic processes.
A randomized double-blind placebo- controlled trial of l-carnitine involving 101 volunteers indicated that l-carnitine modulated cardiac enzymes including lipid peroxides and lactate dehydrogenase. In combination with other cardiovascular support agents, l-carnitine supported ventricular function and superoxide dismutase enzyme activity in human volunteers.
Long-term l- carnitine supplementation demonstrated positive support for cardiovascular health after a 3-year follow-up in adult subjects. A recent placebo-controlled clinical study conducted at Ball State University in Indiana has found that l-carnitine-l-tartrate supplementation significantly helps physical recovery from high intensity exercise. This allows for less tissue damage, decreased production of free radicals and less muscle soreness following exercise. l-Carnitine-l-tartrate contains 68% pure l-carnitine and 32% natural l-tartaric acid.
l-Carnitine-l-tartrate is a highly stabilized form of l-carnitine supporting cardiovascular health and recovery from exercise.
Sirtori CR, Calabresi L, Ferrara S, Pazzucconi F, Bondioli A, Baldassarre D, Birreci A, Koverech A. L-carnitine reduces plasma lipoprotein(a) levels in patients with hyper Lp(a). Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2000 Oct;10(5):247-51.
Ingredients and Dosage:
each vegetable capsule contains:
l-carnitine (free-form) 340 mg.
(from 500 mg. of l-carnitine-l- tartrate)
vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) 12 mg.
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
2–4 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.
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