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Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Item #: 6163

Size: 100 Veg Capsules
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Acetyl-L-Carnitine
Supports Brain & Nerve Cell Functions*

  • Transports Fatty Acids*
  • Neutralizes Free Radicals
  • Boosts Cellular Energy Production*
  • Maintain Neurological Health

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALC) is a modified amino acid that supports cellular energy production by assisting in the transport of fat into the mitochondria where it is converted into ATP (cellular fuel).* ALC is a highly bioavailable form of Carnitine that can cross the blood-brain barrier, where it helps to neutralize free radicals, supports mitochondrial function and helps to maintain normal neurotransmitter activity.*

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, which is closely related to 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 energy to fuel muscles, including the heart, through the oxidation of fat (fat burning).* Muscle cells that use the most energy, particularly heart cells, can benefit by having adequate carnitine levels.*

In a study conducted by NOW Foods, three healthy adult volunteers, 22 to 55 years old, participated in a clinical trial to study the bioavailability of Acetyl L-Carnitine 500 mg. Total serum Carnitine was measured at baseline, and again at 1, 3, and 6 hours following oral administration of 2 capsules providing 1 gram (1,000 mg) of Acetyl-L-Carnitine.

The results were that average serum Carnitine peaked three hours after supplement administration, reaching 25% over the baseline level. Six hours post-supplementation, average Carnitine concentration remained elevated 20% over the baseline level. This Bioavailability Study confirms the exceptional bioavailability of Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg Veg Caps.

Acetyl L-Carnitine study results

Average total serum carnitine level before, and 1, 3, and 6 hours following a single administration of two Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg Veg Capsules providing 1,000 mg of acetyl-L-carnitine in healthy adult volunteers.

Directions:
Take 1-2 capsules 1 to 2 times daily as needed.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Veg Capsules
Servings Per Container: 50
  Amount per Serving
Acetyl-L-Carnitine 1 g (1,000 mg)
(from Acetyl-L-Carnitine HCl)
(Daily Value not established.)
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose capsule), Magnesium
Stearate (vegetable source) and Stearic Acid (vegetable source).

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.

Natural color variation may occur in this product.

* Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.