Acetyl L-Carnitine is the principal acetyl ester of L-Carnitine. A large body of scientific evidence points to the positive effects of dietary supplementation of Acetyl L-Carnitine.
The main claim to fame for Carnitine has been its involvement in the enzyme called Mitochondrial carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1 (CPT1); that is found in our energy warehouse and drives fatty acid oxidation i.e. fat burning.
The acetyl form tastes better, dissolves better and may have an extra benefit from the acetyl component which is involved in nerve and brain function.
ATP Science Acetyl L-Carnitines benefits include: