Question: Just reading your article about acetyl L-carnitine and L-carnitine. I am now taking acetyl L-carnitine. If I want to take a supplement to aid in weight loss should I switch to L-carnitine or does taking acetyl L- carnitine also aid in weight loss?
Yes, you can certainly take Acetyl L-Carnitine and L-Carnitine during the same day, but they should be taken at different times, since the L-Carnitine should be taken on an empty stomach. The Acetyl L-Carnitine helps for converting fat into energy, but much less as a “primary benefit” than the regular L-Carnitine does. It’s like saying that you can eat an orange for your fiber intake (as that is one benefit of eating oranges), but most people take it for the Vitamin C content, as that’s a more prevalent benefit compared to other.
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