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:

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:

  2. Jack Norris RD Says:


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

  3. Jack Norris RD Says:

    Thanks, Ron:

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