Advertisement

What should I know before taking carnitine?

Your doctor will probably recommend that you take carnitine if he or she suspects you have a lower amount in your body or a problem that could benefit from extra carnitine. The amount of carnitine you take will vary by age and the condition being treated. You should not take the D-carnitine supplement with other forms of carnitine, because it can interrupt the natural carnitine benefits.

Continue Learning about Nutrition

Keep Kale Cool
Keep Kale Cool
When the weather service issues a winter storm warning, folks stock up on essentials. This often leads to a shortage of supermarket items such as toil...
Read More
What foods can raise endorphin levels?
Frances Largeman-Roth, RDFrances Largeman-Roth, RD
Capsaicin is the chemical that makes hot peppers “hot.” When you eat hot peppers, your body responds...
More Answers
What is the goal of nutrition counseling?
Nora ClemensNora Clemens
The goal of nutritional counseling will vary according to each person's unique health needs. Weight ...
More Answers
What Is the Government's Role in the Food Industry?
What Is the Government's Role in the Food Industry?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.