Acetyl-L-Carnitine is an amino acid naturally present in the body that''s used for energy production. It acts as an antioxidant to help support cellular health. It is important for both brain and heart function and supports muscle movement.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500mg and the benefits it can provide.
Research shows taking acetyl-L-carnitine can prevent cognitive decline and may even reverse decline in brain function (1).
Acetyl-L-carnitine has been shown to transport fatty acids and support mitochondrial function, making it useful as a weight loss supplement (2).
One study indicated acetyl-L-carnitine improved four parameters of visual function in people with macular degeneration (3).
Acetyl-L-Carnitine''s antioxidant properties may support cells, providing them with energy while protecting against free radicals. It is important for heart and brain function, and supporting muscle movement.
1.Sano M, Bell K, Cote L, et al. Double-blind parallel design pilot study of acetyl levocarnitine in patients with Alzheimer''s disease. Arch Neurol. 1992;49(11):1137-41.View Source
2.Pooyandjoo M, Nouhi M, Shab-bidar S, Djafarian K, Olyaeemanesh A. The effect of (L-)carnitine on weight loss in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Obes Rev. 2016;17(10):970-6.View Source
3.Pescosolido N, Imperatrice B, Karavitis P. The aging eye and the role of L-carnitine and its derivatives. Drugs R D. 2008;9 Suppl 1:3-14.View Source