AOR L-Carnitine - 500 mg - An amino acid needed for fat burning, energy production and muscle recovery. It is synthesized by the body from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine, and can also be obtained from red meat. For this reason, L-carnitine deficiency is quite common among vegetarians and people who avoid red meat. L-Carnitine plays a central role in the metabolic breakdown of certain fatty acids and their subsequent transport into the mitochondria for use in the production of energy. AOR L-Carnitine is ideal for athletes, workout buffs, and ill patients who want to improve their functional capacity, as can those looking for metabolic support. Vegetarians and people who avoid red meat may want to supplement with carnitine to ensure good health, energy levels, proper muscle function and optimal fat utilization.