Donate

Tag: carnitine

L-carnitine: Heart Disease’s Chemical Culprit?

KQED Science | May 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

L-carnitine: Heart Disease’s Chemical Culprit?

Eating a lot of red meat is known to contribute to heart disease, presumably due to the large amount of saturated fats and cholesterol in the meat. Or that’s what we used to think. New research indicates the real culprit may be a chemical in the red meat called L-carnitine.

Continue Reading