Carnosine and beta-Alanine

Someone asked me about carnosine a few months ago. I didn’t know much about it at the time, so I looked into it and here are the results:

http://www.veganhealth.org/articles/carnosine

Quick summary: No need to worry about it unless you are a serious athlete interested in experimenting with supplements that haven’t been tested long-term.

3 Responses to “Carnosine and beta-Alanine”

  1. Ron Says:

    Here’s a recent study of carnosine levels in vegetarians’ muscle tissue:
    http://www.fasebj.org/cgi/content/meeting_abstract/21/6/A944-a?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&author1=Harris+RC&fulltext=carnosine&andorexactfulltext=and&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&sortspec=relevance&resourcetype=HWCIT

  2. Jack Norris RD Says:

    Ron,

    Thank you! I will check it out and update my article when I get a chance.

  3. Jack Norris RD Says:

    Thanks, Ron:

    http://jacknorrisrd.com/?p=1022

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