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Amino Acids
May 31, 2002

Does it matter if one eats while taking amino acids such as carnitine and glutamine?

Response from Ms. Fields-Gardner

It is recommended to take carnitine supplements with meals or shortly after meals to reduce the risk of gastritis and diarrhea. It has been suggested to take cartetine with a diet high in carbohydrates and low in fat.

Glutamine can be bitter, so it has been recommended to mix it with liquids or higher water-content foods to mask taste such as applesauce. You will want to avoid caffeine when taking glutamine as glutamine may enhance caffeine's effects

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