Category - Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Acetyl-L-Carnitine [or ALCAR] is a naturally occurring molecule synthesised from L-Carnitine. In the terms of bioavailability acetyl-l-carnitine is claimed to be superior to L-Carnitine. Like L-carnitne, both are sold as a dietary supplement and are often promoted as an aid for weight loss, to improve exercise performance, and to enhance a sense of well-being. Acetyl-l-carnitine supplementation may be beneficial in preventing age-related declines in energy metabolism, decreased oxidative stress, and improved memory, studies conducted on rats report.