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L-Carnitine Consumption, Its Metabolism by Intestinal Micobiota, and Cardiovascular Health

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Mr. Mark McCarty, Science Director for NutriGuard, in Encinitas, CA, in his Commentary appearing in the August 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, discusses the nutrient carnitine, its clinical utility, and recent concerns that the carnitine content of red meat might promote atherogenesis by giving rise to the metabolite TMAO. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/n72ta45