carnosyn patented beta alanine vs generic beta alanine

What is the Difference Between Generic and Patented Beta-Alanine?

Beta-alanine is one of the most used and professional-commended supplements to athletes to enhance their performance, the capacity to exercise and train, build lean muscle mass, and support enhanced recovery. When beta-alanine is introduced into the body, it combines with histidine to produce carnosine, which helps reduce fatigue and improve overall physical performance, among other benefits.

What is Patented Beta-Alanine?

CarnoSyn® is a scientifically proven and globally patented beta-alanine. Through a series of research and scientific studies, scientist Dr. Roger Harris concluded that CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is the best way to increase carnosine levels in the body leading to various health benefits. The patented use of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine has led to significant advancements in muscle performance technology. More than 55 studies have been conducted to prove the effectiveness of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine.

What is Generic Beta-Alanine?

Generic beta-alanine is not backed by powerful science, nor protected by trademark registration. The significance of generic beta-alanine does not match that of patented beta-alanine. Generic beta-alanine manufacturers claim their products have the same chemical structure identification, purity, and even the benefit, however, it is not backed by the FDA for its process and purity; nor supported with science.

Why is Patented Beta-Alanine Superior to Generic Beta-Alanine?

Not all beta-alanine is created equal. Many years and millions of dollars have been invested in scientific research and stringent quality control, leading CarnoSyn® to become the only beta-alanine that has successfully obtained New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status with the FDA and that has also achieved self-affirmed Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS). Containing ZERO banned substances, you’ll always know where your ingredients come from—and that they’re safe and effective.

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According to Train Magazine, Supplement Safety Should be a Deciding Factor When Evaluating Patented and Generic Beta-Alanine:

“In order to ensure safety and efficacy, a supplement must be certified with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has very stringent standards for sports supplements. The FDA requires supplement brands to ensure products are safe and legal before they hit the market.

CarnoSyn® is manufactured under a stringent quality control process which complies with current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations enforced by the FDA, and various other national and international agencies, to be both safe and effective, containing ZERO banned substances.

If you want quality, purity, and safety, then you should opt for supplements containing a fully-tested, branded ingredient, such as CarnoSyn®. With generic beta-alanine, there is no real way of knowing it is safe and effective – or that you’re getting the proper dose.”

Read the full article here: Is Your Beta-Alanine Backed By Science? It Pays to Know

Only CarnoSyn passes the test

The Benefits of Using  CarnoSyn® Include:
  • Enhanced production of carnosine, which reduces fatigue
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Increased muscle growth
  • Sharpened mental clarity and focus
  • Higher physical working capacity
  • Faster recovery from physical injuries
  • Elevated muscle strength
  • Increased endurance

Thousands of athletes prefer CarnoSyn® patented beta-alanine over generic beta-alanine. Why risk it? Purchase from a CarnoSyn® Verified brand partner.  Contact us for more information



CarnoSyn® beta-alanine is available in two different forms—instant release and sustained release—offering two ways to dose. SR CarnoSyn® offers the same benefits as instant release CarnoSyn®, but in an advanced delivery system that allows for increased dosing for better results. When used in tandem, the combination of instant release and sustained release gives athletes the ability to stack their dosing for higher quantities of beta-alanine and even more performance gains.

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