What is L-Carnitine?
L-Carnitine is a non-essential amino acid that is typically found in red meats and other animal-sourced foods. The word, "carnitine" comes from the Latin word "carnus," meaning meat, because it was first isolated from meat in 1905. A carnivore diet is a valuable way to provide your body with a natural supply of amino acids including carnitine.
Some studies show benefits for athletes taking 1 to 2 grams daily before workouts. L-carnitine research has focused on work output, VO2 max, and lactic acid support.** Though present in many food sources, L-carnitine concentration is low, making supplementation the most viable option.
Top Nutritional Sources
Chicken: (5-10 mg per 4 ounces)
Steak: (75-100 mg per 4 ounces)
Codfish: (5-10 mg per 4 ounces)
Milk: (8 mg per cup)
Cheese: (2 mg per 2 ounces)
Asparagus (<1 mg per cup)
Whole Wheat Bread (< 1 mg per cup)
Fitness Labs L-Carnitine
Popular among athletes, weightlifters, and active individuals, Fitness Labs High-Performance L-Carnitine is designed to support exercise performance at any level.** Our formula uses the preferred L-tartrate form to achieve a stable, powdered L-carnitine for encapsulation. Extra strength capsules provide 1,000 mg of L-Carnitine in a single serving offering serious support.