Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural antioxidant that provides benefits for the liver, nerves and protects against oxidation. Being successfully used in Europe, Alpha-lipoic acid also supports energy production and sugar metabolism and, by binding to metals, helps your body getting rid of ingested toxins. According to research, damage caused by free radicals is a major issue that leads to the ageing of our organs. Alpha-lipoic acid is very effective in eliminating free radicals and, by extension, it delays the ageing process. Alpha-lipoic acid has been called the universal antioxidant due to its ability to act in both, the extra-cellular fluid and the cell, and boost glutathione levels.
One of the most beneficial activities of alpha-lipoic acid is to enhance the functions of other essential antioxidants, by recycling them. This seems to be achieved by, for example, quenching tocopherol radicals or by reducing vitamin C, or increasing the levels of ubiquinol (a derivative of CoQ10) and glutathione. These steps help to regenerate vitamin E. In clinical studies there have been no reported serious side effects, even at high doses. Some patients have experienced allergic skin reactions and possible hypoglycaemia in diabetics. R-lipoic acid is biologically more active than alpha-lipoic acid, with slightly higher costs.
Food Supplement60 capsules
Serving Size: 1 capsule
|Amount per Serving:||%RI*|
|Alpha-Lipoic Acid||250 mg||*|
|RI = EU Reference Intake, * no RI available.|
Ingredients: Biotin, alpha lipoic acid, bulking agent (rice flour), capsule (gelatin), anti-caking agent (vegetable stearate).
Dosage and use:
Take one (1) capsule in the morning and one (1) capsule in the evening, preferably on an empty stomach, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are taking glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your medical practitioner first.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
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