"Solgar L-Carnitine 500mg Tablets is one of the highest quality Solgar amino acid range products. It contains L-carnitine, an amino acid important for metabolism and the release of cellular energy. Amino acids are the fundamental components of proteins and are necessary in many internal functions of the body. It is divided into essential and non essentials". Essential amino acids are understood to be those that the body cannot produce but must obtain from the diet to maintain good overall health. The body can also use amino acids to create hormones, enzymes, neurotransmitters, antibodies, and nutrient transporters. An insufficient supply of essential amino acids increases the body's need for non-essential amino acids that must be obtained through the diet. Carnitine is an amino acid that is made in the body from two other essential amino acids: methionine and lysine. L-carnitine is important for fat metabolism, especially in heart and muscle cells. It helps transport long chain fatty acids to cellular mitochondria where they are burned and used as fuel. Meat and dairy are rich sources of carnitine, but it may be necessary to take some carnitine with the diet as it is an amino acid considered conditionally essential. Solgar L-Carnitine 500 mg Tablets comes in a convenient dose of 1 tablet a day. All Solgar products meet the strictest criteria of excellence in the sector. Made from natural ingredients and innovating since 1947, Solgar is the recommended food supplement - 98% of Solgar users recommend the brand * * Global Praxis online buyers survey of 2017, in which 3,882 consumers of vitamins, minerals and food supplements participated. Food supplements are not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. " "Carnitine in its natural L form • One of the highest quality Solgar amino acid range products • Suitable for vegans, vegetarians and kosher • Does not contain sugars, salt or starch " It is recommended to take between meals, with juice or water or as indicated by a specialist.