Carnitine—Effective Fat-Loss Supplement

by Dylan Klein
Personal Training Quarterly January 2015
Vol 3, Issue 1

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Although it may be possible to increase skeletal muscle levels of carnitine by combining it with relatively large amounts of carbohydrates repeatedly throughout the day, or by taking it with choline, there is limited data that shows that carnitine is a fat-burner that results in significant reductions in fat mass.

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Dylan Klein earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics from Rutgers University, where he is pursuing his Doctorate in Nu...

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