ALCAR Capsules

ALCAR is an effective dietary supplement for brain and muscle metabolism.✝

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Bottle of 120 caps x 500mg



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What is ALCAR?

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR aka ALC) is an acetylated form of L-Carnitine, which has greater benefits than L-Carnitine. ALCAR is naturally present in the body through the biosynthesis of lysine and methionine. However, it can also be consumed through foods and supplements. ALCAR is associated with a numerous biological and cognitive processes. For example, ALCAR has been shown to affect mitochondrial function thereby improving energy levels. Due to its ability to affect energy metabolism, specifically fatty acids transport from cytosol to mitochondria, ALCAR is often found in weight loss supplements.1

In addition, ALCAR is involved in brain and muscle metabolism. By altering cerebral metabolism and maintaining energy levels in the brain, ALCAR can enhance alertness and prevent brain deterioration during stressful periods. ALCAR may also be able to reduce neuroinflammation thereby reducing the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.1 Therefore, ALCAR shows promise in the treatment of the neurological decline associated with aging.1

Key benefits:

  • Brain energy
  • Faster cognition
  • Better focus
  • Increased alertness
  • Neuroprotective effects
  • Antioxidant effects

Mechanisms of action:

ALCAR induces the observed biological and cognitive effects through its two main molecules – carnitine and acetyl. The first one is important in the β-oxidation of fatty acids, and the second one is used to maintain acetyl-CoA levels.

Recommended dosage:

The recommended daily dosage of ALCAR is between 500-1000 mg, taken in two equal dosages a day. Generally, ALCAR levels reach a peak 30-60 minutes post-ingestion.

Side effects:

ALCAR is a well-tolerated dietary supplement. It is considered to be very safe. However, some mild effects, such as headaches, nausea and stomach discomfort may occur in some users.

Supplement facts:

Serving size: 1 capsule

Servings per bottle: 120

Amount per serving: Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500 mg

Other ingredients: Magnesium Stearate; Silicon Dioxide

This product is free from: Artificial flavours, colours & preservatives, Lactose, Yeast & Gluten

Suitable for: Vegetarians and Vegans


  • Dietary supplements should not be used as a substitute for a well-balanced and healthy diet.
  • Store in a cool dry place, out of reach of children.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.


  1. The neurobiology of acetyl-L-carnitine.


✝ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The above products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should consult a physician before taking a new product or a supplement. This product should not be taken by pregnant or nursing mothers, people suffering from cardiovascular disease or those under 18 years of age.

Any studies cited here are not conclusive and are limited to their closed environment nature; they might not determine ones experience with a supplement, due to a large number of unaccounted variables falling outside the scope of such studies.

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By Tim W. on25 July 2017
Extra physical energy
I prefer ALCAR capsules to powder as the taste of it isn’t the nicest, so capsules are great alternative. Works well as a supplement, gives me more physical energy, I find it to be very effective if taken before a workout.
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