Alpha-lipoic Acid Supplementation

Alpha-lipoic Acid: A potent aid in diabetes and cardiovascular health

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is used to manage and treat chronic diseases associated with oxidative stress, such as diabetes, cardiovascular and neuromuscular defects, neurodegenerative conditions, and slow the onset of metabolic obesity.1,2

ALA is a compound that is produced naturally in the body. It can also be obtained via dietary sources such as organ meats, spinach, broccoli, yams, carrots, beets and yeast.

The key uses of ALA in supplementation are based upon its antioxidant potential and anti-inflammatory actions; demonstrating cardiovascular, cognitive, neuroprotective, anti-ageing, detoxifying and anti-cancer properties.1,2

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