What are the warnings for L-carnitine supplements?

Michael Greger, MD
Nutrition & Dietetics

Studies show that having too much carnitine in the body can increase the risk of heart disease; so taking L-carnitine supplements is not recommended. Watch nutrition specialist Michael Greger, MD, explain why you should avoid L-carnitine supplements.

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