- It can play an important role in the production of energy
- It can help reduce weight
- It can improve mental performance
Acetyl L-Carnitine comes from l-carnitine but contains an acetic acid compound. Like other forms of L-Carnitine, N-acetyl L-Carntine by HSN Essentials also increases energy. The amino acid L-Carnitine helps to oxidize fats to promote their elimination through their use as fuel. The function of L-Carnitine is to facilitate the use of fats as energy.
When we have low quantities of L-Carnitine, it is harder for fats to be oxidized, and they tend to remain or to be eliminated very slowly from our cells and blood stream. This is why supplement with L-Carnitine are very effective for slimming but also for combating cholesterol and triglycerides.
One of the main differences between L-Carnitine and ALC is that the latter is able to cross the brains hematoencephalic barrier. In fact, plenty of research suggests that using ACL favours mental alertness and concentration. Acetyl-l-carnitine helps improve verbal skills, long term memory, logical intelligence and selective attention. In fact, currently this substance is the subject of studies as coadjutant in senile and degenerative mental diseases such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons and other cerebral problems with considerable success.