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Im using an isotonic drink before hard training(iso plus).It has L-carnitine and l glutamine.Does it harm my liver or my health in general?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Iso-plus ingredients
L-carnitine & l-glutamine are generally safe in most people.
In those who already have liver disease, glutamine can exacerbate the condition. If you are sensitive/allergic to msg (monosodium glutamate) you may also react to glutamine supplements.

In brief: Iso-plus ingredients
L-carnitine & l-glutamine are generally safe in most people.
In those who already have liver disease, glutamine can exacerbate the condition. If you are sensitive/allergic to msg (monosodium glutamate) you may also react to glutamine supplements.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably fine to use
Sports drinks are usually not needed (water does fine).
If a person drinks >16oz bottle, he'll be getting more sugar than he might want. On websites, iso plus has 24g, gatorade g has 28g, and powerade has 28g of sugar per 16oz. All have some potassium (k) and sodium (na). Small amounts of Amino Acids are put into various drinks, but may be for marketing strategy, rather than the human body's need.

In brief: Probably fine to use
Sports drinks are usually not needed (water does fine).
If a person drinks >16oz bottle, he'll be getting more sugar than he might want. On websites, iso plus has 24g, gatorade g has 28g, and powerade has 28g of sugar per 16oz. All have some potassium (k) and sodium (na). Small amounts of Amino Acids are put into various drinks, but may be for marketing strategy, rather than the human body's need.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Leigh Forbush
Family Medicine
In brief: No
In general no however any supplements should only be taken in the context of a full health assessment.

In brief: No
In general no however any supplements should only be taken in the context of a full health assessment.
Dr. Leigh Forbush
Dr. Leigh Forbush
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