Carnosine is a molecule composed of amino acids, histidine and alanine. Carnosine has antioxidant properties that allow it to protect the body from harmful free radicals while also promoting the healing of wounds and improving the functioning of the heart.

Carnosine can be added to your diet by consuming more protein rich food like meat, poultry and fish or it can be taken as a supplement. Discuss taking a carnosine supplement with your doctor before adding it to your diet.

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