Acetyl L-Carnitine by Ortho Molecular - Gluten Free
Essential Amino Acids | Brain Health | Cardiovascular Health
- Supports Cognitive Function, Memory and Mood Health*
- Promotes Cardiovascular Health*
- Supports Nerve Health*
- Improves Cellular Energy*
60 Capsules - 60 Servings
What is Acetyl L-Carnitine? A modified form of the amino acid L-Carnitine, acetylated
L-Carnitine has been shown to have distinct cognitive benefits from the non-acetylated form, namely enhancing production of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Acetyl L-Carnitine (ALC) benefits mood health and supports brain function. Studies have shown that ALC also supports nerve and cardiovascular health by supporting metabolism and boosting energy production within the cells’ mitochondria.
Each capsule of Acetyl L-Carnitine includes 500 mg of acetyl L-carnitine for maximum support.
Acetyl L-carnitine is an ester of the trimethylated amino acid, L-carnitine, and is synthesized in the human brain, liver and kidney by the enzyme ALC transferase. Acetyl L-carnitine transports long-chain fatty acids across mitochondrial membranes into the mitochondria, where they are burned as fuel and produce cellular energy known as ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate). Acetyl L-carnitine also transports small chain fatty acids out of the mitochondria, helping to maintain coenzyme A levels crucial for maintaining the energy
production cycle. In brain health, Acetyl L-carnitine plays a role in the formation of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter (brain chemical), which is essential in learning and concentration. Research has found that ALC is particularly beneficial in cognitive health, supporting mood in the elderly and promoting nerve and cardiovascular health..
Does Not Contain: Gluten, yeast, artificial colors and flavors.
Cautions: If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your physician before taking this product.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.