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L-Carnitine (HMBD v2.5)
Carbohydrate oxidation was significantly increased in following chronic supplementation 93.8 g/hr vs. placebo 78. This shift in substrate metabolism was not observed in the female subjects, though.
From a more general perspective the result that
"No effects on fat oxidation or hematological responses were noted in either gender group."may well be of greater importance to the average gym-rat tempted to invest his hard-earned money into colorfully marketed carnitine products.