Alpha-Lipoic Acid  200 mg Capsules

Alpha-Lipoic Acid 200 mg Capsules

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Features and Benefits

  • Antioxidant protection
  • Fights free radicals
  • Recycles other antioxidants in the body  

Preview

Natural Factors Alpha-lipoic acid is a superior antioxidant that helps protect the entire cell from oxidative stress. It helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels and recycles other antioxidants for ongoing use by the body. Supplementing with easily absorbed alpha-lipoic helps ensure the maintenance of good health.

Ingredients

Each capsule contains:
Alpha-lipoic acid
200 mg

Non-medicinal Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), silica.

Dosage

Recommended adult dose: 1 capsule 3 times daily, taken at least 30 minutes before meals, or as directed by a health care practitioner. Use for a minimum of 3 weeks for full effects to develop.

Cautions

Caution: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have diabetes. Keep out of the reach of children.

Allergen Statement

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, starch, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.

Feature Summary

Alpha-lipoic acid is a key nutrient involved in the metabolism of food into energy and antioxidant defence. As a very small molecule, it is efficiently absorbed and easily crosses cell membranes. It works in combination with vitamins E and C to protect cells from oxidative stress. Because it is both fat- and water-soluble, alpha-lipoic acid is able to prevent free radical damage on both the inside and outside of cells. It also recycles vitamins C, glutathione, and vitamin E to restore their levels and effectiveness in the body.

Alpha-lipoic acid may benefit people with diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions by helping to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It is an approved drug in Germany for the treatment of a nerve disease called diabetic neuropathy and is a versatile antioxidant that may help many other conditions caused by free radical damage.

Although our bodies make some alpha-lipoic acid naturally, most of it is used for metabolic function with little left over for antioxidant protection. Supplementation with Natural Factors Alpha-Lipoic Acid is an important way to boost antioxidant levels. Each capsule provides 200 mg of alpha-lipoic acid and is an excellent choice for antioxidant protection and the maintenance of good health.