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Vitamins, Hormones and Amino Acids

Carnitine (Carnitor or Vitamin B13)

August 5, 2011

What is it? Carnitine (vitamin B13) is a protein found in all tissues and is essential in mammalian energy metabolism. It facilitates the entry of long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria of the cells, thereby delivering substrate. Enzymes act on this for oxidation and subsequent energy production. Humans get carnitine from food, including red meat,…

Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

August 5, 2011

Pyridoxine is available in Canada by prescription and over-the-counter. Known as Vitamin B6 Uses Pyridoxine is used to treat convulsions in infants with pyridoxine deficiency. It also supplies the body with vitamin B6 supplements when it is deficient. How to Use Pyridoxine must be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue without your…