- Supplies the bioactive “R” form of alpha-lipoic acid
- Is the ideal, universal antioxidant, with unique beneficial activity
- Boosts antioxidant defence systems
- Supports nerve health, and is approved in Germany as a treatment for diabetic neuropathy
- Supports healthy aging
R-alpha-lipoic acid is a naturally occurring antioxidant which uniquely neutralizes damaging free radicals in all parts of the cell and boosts antioxidant defences by regenerating other antioxidants. The powerful antioxidant and regulating functions of alpha-lipoic acid make it an ideal supplement to improve health and protect against chronic disease and aging.
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 vegetarian capsule contains:|
|R-alpha-lipoic acid||100 mg|
Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), silica, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).
Antioxidant for the maintenance of good health. This natural, highly stable and enhanced ‘R’ form of alpha-lipoic acid has been clinically proven to stay in the body significantly longer than the regular ‘S‘ form.