for Less Fat and More Muscle – Especially in the Brain
The Green House
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is an amino acid that acts like a B vitamin. L-carnitine is made
by the body from the amino acid l-lysine along with various vitamins
and minerals. Its main function is to provide energy at the cellular
level by transporting certain fatty acids to the cells.
increases the use of fat for energy. This helps prevent fatty buildup,
especially in the heart, liver and skeletal muscles. L-carnitine
lessens the risk of heart disorders, inhibits fatty liver and reduces
certain health risks of diabetes.
been several, very positive studies on l-carnitine. These include
reducing damage to the heart from heart surgery and reducing the
pain caused by intermittent claudication, or artery blockages that
reduce the supply of blood and oxygen to the legs. L-carnitine has
also been shown to reduce heart arrhythmia. Another study showed
that acetyl form of l-carnitine helped relieve neuropathy.
improves fat metabolism, it lowers triglycerides and LDL cholesterol
while increasing HDL cholesterol. It is also used for weight loss.
L-carnitine helps to mobilize fat and convert it into muscle. L-carnitine
also helps reduce fatigue from exercise and improves recovery time.
has great anti-aging properties. Every cell in your body
whether it is a brain cell, immune cell, or heart cell works better
when it has optimal energy available to it. L-carnitine helps provide
energy to the cells, helping them live longer. L-carnitine works
very well when combined with another great anti-oxidant / cellular
energy supplement Co-Q10.
is one of the supplements I take on a regular basis. I like it to
help maintain my weight and keep me from getting that old age fat-around-the-middle.
And I also like how it makes my memory and focus sharper.
l-carnitine form is just a different chemical version of l-carnitine
that seems to act specifically on the brain and nerves, helping
protect nerve cells from stress and deterioration which may help
to prevent Alzheimers disease. This form of l-carnitine also
naturally increases energy to the brain and helps relieve depression.
Several studies have shown increased memory and better ability to
solve complex problems when taking acetyl l-carnitine.
body makes l-carnitine, deficiencies can occur, and in certain instances,
demand for l-carnitine exceeds the bodys ability to make it.
Deficiencies of iron, vitamin C, vitamin B6 or l-lysine cause deficiencies
of l-carnitine. Deficiencies of l-carnitine are commonly associated
with diabetes and heart disease. The typical dose is 1-3 grams per
day. L-carnitine is seems to absorb better in a liquid form
my favorite is a liquid gel cap.
I really did not tie the article to the title so here goes.
My family makes fun of me because of the games I play on my ipod
timed Soduko and timed solitaire notice the big emphasis
on timed. When I take l-carnitine along with my memory
pills, I consistently hit records without it, I am pretty
March 30, 2011
Durst owns The
Green House, a vitamin, herb and health food store in Mason,
© 2011 Margaret
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