What is L-Carnosine?
L-carnosine is derived from the amino acids beta-alanine and histidine (beta-alanyl-l-histidine). In the body, it is found in the brain and muscles.
From food sources, carnosine is most prevalent in meats.
This supplement is most known for its healthy aging benefits due to its role in scavenging free radicals.
Its role in muscle support leads to its cardiovascular benefits.
Due to its relation to beta-alanine, L-carnosine has similar benefits which provide workout energy by maintaining ATP levels. It may also reduce lactic acid production during workouts.
Powder Dosage and Instructions
Take 500 mg of L-carnosine up to twice daily.
Goes Well With
L-carnosine stacks well with DMAE, and acetyl-L-carnitine. These ingredients work together to boost cellular energy and ATP stores.
Reviews and Experiences
(these experiences are from third parties and are not endorsed by or the opinion of Beamzen.com)
A discussion on reddit about L-carnosine’s benefits and how it compares to beta-alanine.
A counterargument which prefers beta-alanine over L-carnosine.
- Examine.com lacks an L-carnosine page, but goes over carnosine’s benefits.
- A lengthy list of benefits at Selfhacked.
- Nootropicsexpert’s L-carnosine article.