Boost and Burn

8 fl oz (47 tsp)

$66.40

This liquid metabolism booster is a tasty way to get high doses of ribose and carnitine, two very important nutrients known for heart health, energy enhancement, body fat burn, and muscle recovery. Learn more

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Benefits of Boost and Burn

  • Increased energy
  • Body fat burn
  • Ketone production
  • Mitochondia support
  • Cardiovascular and heart health
  • Blood sugar regulation

How to Take

1 tsp at rise or pre-workout ideally on an empty stomach

Subscription & Use Tip

Contains ~50 servings which lasts 1-2 months with typical use

Safety

  • icon-breastfeeding-safe Safe with breastfeeding
  • icon-pregnant-NOTsafe Not recommended during pregnancy
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Description

This liquid metabolism booster is a tasty way to get high doses of ribose and carnitine, two very important nutrients known for heart health, along with vitamin B5 for energy enhancement and muscle recovery. Both of these nutrients increase cellular energy production. Carnitine specifically increases energy levels by helping body fat to be available to be burned for energy. This product is a great tool for those following a ketogenic diet program where fat is the primary energy source and may increase the body's ability to produce ketones.

Boost and Burn helps rev up body fat burn and enhance energy by supporting delivery of fat to the energy factories of the cells (mitochondria) and enhancing ketone production. This is 100% my preference vs. exogenous ketones as it aids in production from your own body fat stores vs. providing ketones from an outside source. 

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Why Naturally Nourished

  • Potency
  • Clinical Results
  • Synergistic Formulas
  • Third Party Tested
  • Purity

Benefits

Carnitine In the human body, carnitine is synthesized primarily in the liver and kidneys but over 95% of the body’s carnitine is located in the heart and skeletal muscle because these tissues have high energy demands and derive most of their energy from fat. In fact, this is carnitine’s primary biological role: converting fatty acids (from dietary fat or excess carbohydrate that was converted into fat) into compounds that can be transported into the mitochondria where they are burned to produce energy. Mitochondria are often called the “powerhouses” or “energy generators” of cells because they are the literal sites of energy synthesis. L-carnitine occurs naturally in all foods, but significant amounts are found only in animal foods, particularly dark meats such as red meat (beef, lamb, bison), dark meat poultry, and pork and fish, due to high concentrations of mitochondria. (The name carnitine is derived from its first having been isolated from meat—“carne.”)

Carnitine supplementation may be especially beneficial for individuals following vegetarian or strict vegan diets because neither preformed carnitine nor its precursors are present in adequate amounts to support optimal health. The human body synthesizes carnitine from the amino acids lysine and methionine, with iron, niacin, and vitamins C and B6 as cofactors. (The fatigue often associated with deficiency in vitamin C or iron may result in part from decreased carnitine synthesis.) Carnitine may be considered a “conditionally essential” nutrient because even though the body does produce it, this relatively limited synthesis may not be adequate during periods of increased demand and under certain metabolic states. D-ribose is a compound essential for biological function and energy generation.

Ribose is needed to synthesize DNA (the genetic material) and other important molecules. It’s also the starting point for synthesizing ATP, the energy molecule all cells use to do their work. For this reason, D-ribose is a perfect partner for L-carnitine in supporting sustained energy levels and healthy metabolic function.

Pantothenic acid is included in this formula because it is required for numerous life-sustaining biochemical reactions. With regard to supporting fat burning and mitochondrial function, B5 is essential for the reactions that convert fats and carbohydrates into energy. For these reasons, administering pantothenic acid along with carnitine may be beneficial for the purpose of facilitating fat burning, weight loss and promoting healthy energy levels.

Research

Carnitine’s fundamental physiological role is in facilitating the β-oxidation of long-chain fatty acids by enabling transport of these molecules across the inner and outer mitochondrial membranes. Owing to this function, supplemental carnitine may be beneficial in circumstances that require enhanced oxidation of fat, such as obesity, high triglycerides, sustained exercise (aerobic or resistance training), and low-carbohydrate or ketogenic diets.

In a small cohort of healthy women, compared to placebo, carnitine supplementation was shown to increase serum levels of the ketone body beta-hydroxybutyrate (suggesting greater fat mobilization), which were elevated further by the addition of exercise. (2) Other studies confirm the finding that carnitine supplementation increases fatty acid oxidation even in subjects who are not carnitine deficient3, suggesting a potential role for supplemental carnitine in assisting with fat loss.

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Boost and Burn

8 fl oz (47 tsp)