Synonyms: Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Acetylcarnitine
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What is ALCAR?
Acetyl L-Carnitine is acetylated L-carnitine. This acetylation is important because it helps the supplement pass the blood-brain barrier. This feature make it more effective than normal L-carnitine.
In other words, ALCAR is more bioavailable than regular L-carnitine and is used primarily for cognitive benefits.
ALCAR has the workout supplement benefits of L-carnitine, plus cognitive benefits due to its ability to pass the blood-brain barrier.
These benefits include energy production, cognitive function, and brain health.
Powder Dosage and Instructions
Take 500 mg to 2000 mg of ALCAR daily as needed. Start with 500 mg to assess tolerance.
Common Stacks and Synergies
ALCAR stacks well with Alpha Lipoic Acid and caffeine for energy.