In the case of weight management, decreasing fat mass while preserving muscle mass is the ultimate goal. To decrease body fat, it must be used for energy via beta-oxidation. While weight management and sustained energy are different applications, both require using fatty acids, breaking them down, and converting them into energy in the form of ATP. Carnipure® L-Carnitine is the nutrient needed to help support this conversion of fat into metabolic energy. As Carnipure® supplementation can increase beta-oxidation, this results in glucose sparing and decreased breakdown of amino acids for energy production.
- Effects of oral L-carnitine supplementation on in vivo long-chain fatty acid oxidation in healthy adults: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12404185
- The effect of l-carnitine on fat oxidation, protein turnover, and body composition in slightly overweight subjects: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15281008
- L-carnitine is essential to beta-oxidation of quarried fatty acid from mitochondrial membrane by PLA(2): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20443048
- A combination of (ω-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids, polyphenols and L-carnitine reduces the plasma lipid levels and increases the expression of genes involved in fatty acid oxidation in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells and HepG2 cells: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21540583
- The Effects Of L-carnitine And Exercise On Health Risk Factors In Obese High School Girls: http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Citation/2010/05001/The_Effects_Of_L_carnitine_And_Exercise_On_Health.1329.aspx
- A Pilot Clinical Trial on L-Carnitine Supplementation in Combination with Motivation Training: Effects on Weight Management in Healthy Volunteers.