L-carnitine is a natural protein found in meat and dairy products. It is also produced in body by combination of two aminos; lysine and methionine.
Carnitine, Because of it’s important role in metabolism and
production of energy by transporting fatty acids into our cells' mitochondria, plays a crucial and necessary role in body. The mitochondria act as engines within our cells, burning these fats to create energy. Although L-Carnitine and D-Carnitine have a same chemical formula, D-Carnitine is an inactive form that can cause a carnitine deficiency in body while L-Carnitine is an active form of Carnitine and is essential for metabolism.