Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg 100 caps This item is not available for shipment to Canada. This form of carnitine is more easily absorbed and utilized than regular carnitine, especially in the elderly. Acetyl-L-Carnitine occurs naturally in the body as the most bioactive derivative of the amino acid L-Carnitine. The aging process reduces the normal intestinal absorption and uptake of L-Carnitine, but not of Acetyl-L-Carnitine. Acetyl-L-Carnitine plays a central role in mitochondrial energy metabolism and has a wide variety of applications in supporting normal healthy functioning. Ingredients: Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg Suggested Use: 1 or 2 caps 2-3 times per day, or as directed by a health practitioner.