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Acetyl L-carnitine

Carnitine is a derivative of amino acids, found in nearly all body cells.

Its primary role is to turn fat into energy. Acetyl-L-carnitine is a form of L-carnitine that helps decrease the effects of aging.

By facilitating the youthful transport of fatty acids into the cell's mitochondria, acetyl-L-carnitine better converts dietary fats into energy and muscle.

Benefits of acetyl L-carnitine

Acetyl-carnitine's anti-aging contributes to the following areas of the body:

  • May have anti-aging effects on heart aging
  • Helps in the enhancement of detoxification of ethanol in the liver as well as the unpleasant side effects of detoxification
  • Acetyl L-carnitine can support the peripheral nerve system
  • Contributes positive effects on the immune system in aging

New research shows that actyl L-carnitine can improve the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as acetylcholine and the uptake of choline, both of which increase learning capacity.

Acetyl L-carnitine has been shown to help to maintain brain energy production, phospholipid metabolism and acetyl-coenzyme A levels, the latter being used by the body to re-synthesize acetylcholine.

Supplementation with acetyl-L-carnitine becomes an even greater consideration when we realize the potential antiaging effects this amino acid may produce when taken in combination with coQ10 and alpha lipoic acid.


#01524 500 mg 100 Vegetarian Capsules