Pet Food Ingredients / Amino Acids
on September 9, 2010

Is L-carnitine beneficial in ‘diet’ petfoods?

Home feeding studies would help determine if this ingredient is a practical tool for combating pet obesity

["Because carnitine is stored in muscle, the food sources with highest concentrations are meats.", "Since it is a pricey ingredient, the amount used in foods is more in line with the “dietâ€\u009D research."]

L-carnitine is a supplemental amino acid (ingredient) commonly found in low-fat, light or so-called diet foods for…

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