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Carnitine for Weight Loss Via Decreased Insulin Resistance

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L-Carnitine may promote long term weight loss via preventing insulin resistance.

A recent study from Annamalai University in India examines the effects of L-Carnitine on rats fed a high fructose diet.

High fructose diets in rats have been associated with onset of insulin resistance.

Rats treated with 300mg per day of L-Carnitine showed virtually no signs of insulin resistance despite maintaining high fructose diets.

While there are several factors to consider, such as the L-Carnitine was not orally ingested but given internally, the dose, and the fact this is not a human study, the recent evidence accumulating for L-Carnitine and energy selection in human studies bears out nicely for L-Carnitine supplementation.

Rule of thumb – a gulp of L-Carnitine on a semi-regular basis may promote long term weight loss.