by Mark Miller May 04, 2021
Scientists believe the antioxidant carnitine has proven physical and mental benefits, and a long list of healthful effects that are claimed but not verified yet.
The substance is an amino acid derivative that occurs naturally. It transports fatty acids into the body's cells, where the fat is used to generate energy. Your body can produce it naturally when you have sufficient vitamin C.
If carnitine does everything its supporters say, taking supplements of it could well improve your life. And the only people cautioned against taking it are pregnant women and those on certain medications.
Carnitine may help with weight loss, and scientists are exploring whether it has a positive impact on brain function.
VALI health supplements use N-acetyl L-carnitine in Neuro Force Nootropic Cognitive Support capsules  for its reported benefits in increasing alertness and protecting and repairing neurons. There is also some evidence that L-carnitine alleviates neurological decline and fatigue.
Nootropics are also called "smart drugs" and "cognitive enhancers." The theory holds that they help you think better, remember more, and be more alert, creative, focused, and motivated.
The type of carnitine in VALI is perhaps the most effective form to help your brain, according to Healthline.com . Studies in animals show it may help prevent mental decline from aging and improve learning. It may also, human studies show, reverse loss of brain function from Alzheimer's. It may also improve brain function in alcoholics.
One of the benefits of L-carnitine is in fat loss, as this video explains.
The main role of carnitine is in mitochondrial function and the production of energy, Healthline says . We said earlier that it transports fatty acids into the cells. Specifically, it transports fat into the mitochondria of cells.
Healthline says carnitine, which is stored in muscles, may promote the healthy function of mitochondria. Mitochondria is involved in healthy aging and warding off disease.
Carnitine may be used to treat brain and heart and brain diseases at some point. Research is underway about its potential disease-fighting benefits.
A WebMd article has a long list of the benefits of carnitine . The site says research has found it is helpful in improving red blood cell counts for dialysis patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives its approval for oral or intravenous treatments in people with serious kidney disease if they have a carnitine deficiency.
Other possible benefits of carnitine:
The WebMd article has a long list of other conditions that there is insufficient evidence to say carnitine helps with. Possible benefits include alleviating acne, fatigue in older adults and cancer patients, male pattern baldness, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, autism, and irregular heartbeat.
Some people claim carnitine also helps with involuntary weight loss in very sick people, a weakened and enlarged heart, celiac disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, and diabetes.
Still others hope carnitine can help with dry eye, muscle soreness from exercise, swelling of the liver, high cholesterol and triglycerides, low birth weight, and migraine.
In addition, there is insufficient evidence for a long list of other conditions that carnitine may help heal or prevent. More research is needed around carnitine and its variations for all the conditions mentioned above.
VALI's Neuro Force supplement is not just carnitine. Neuro Force's other mental health enhancers are:
by Mark Miller May 06, 2021
Considering that about one-third of American adults don't get enough sleep, it's important to use every advantage available when confronted with a difficult sleep pattern.
Some people are so busy that their many activities deprive them of sleep. For those people, we advise slowing down and scheduling activities earlier in the day.
For others, the problem may be a busy mind. Good sleep hygiene can help with that. So can VALI Sleep Well , a natural sleep aid that contains melatonin and several other ingredients that help you sleep well. Read on for more on both VALI Sleep Well and good sleep hygiene below here.
by Mark Miller April 29, 2021
WebMd has an article about hibiscus that says:
The fruit acids in hibiscus may work like a laxative. Some researchers think that other chemicals in hibiscus might be able to lower blood pressure; reduce levels of sugar and fats in the blood; decrease spasms in the stomach, intestines, and uterus; reduce swelling; and work like antibiotics to kill bacteria and worms.
WebMd says more study is needed to determine whether hibiscus fights colds, constipation, fluid retention, irritated stomach, loss of appetite, nerve disease, and other conditions.
by Mark Miller April 27, 2021
Getting plenty of electrolytes helps the body restore the fluid balance and stay hydrated.
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