1. Description: Carnitine is a potentially life extending amino acid that is biosynthesized with Lysine and Methionine. It’s primary job is to provide heart and skeletal cells with energy.
2. Benefits: Carnitine can help in the treatment of heart disease, reduce angina attacks, and aid in the control of hypoglycemia. It can also help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. It plays an important role in converting stored body fat into energy. Carnitine has also been found to help with male infertility. Increasing your carnitine intake while pregnant can also help minimize the occurrence of gestational diabetes.
3. Fun Fact: Feeling lethargic mid-workout? Increase your carnitine intake to enable longer periods of intense workouts