l-carnitine

  • Focus On: L-carnitine

    What it is: L-carnitine is an amino acid that helps the body turn fat into energy with the help of positively charged polyatomic ions. This substance is made within the liver and kidneys and is stored in the skeletal muscles, heart, brain, and sperm.

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  • Cancer Care, L-Carnitine, and Folate

    Integrative Care for Cancer Patients
    Thorne research found that 80 to 90 percent of cancer patients don’t disclose information to their doctors about supplement usage. Taking supplements empowers the patient, according to Andrew Campbell MD, and allows them to feel they have some control over the treatment process.