Friday, June 2

Author: angelinadeloach


Should Dietary Supplements Contain Alpha Lipoic Acid?

First lets discuss what Alpha Lipoic Acid, lipoic acid, ALA is.It is a fatty acid found naturally inside each and every cell of the body of yours. It's needed to produce energy for everyday functions. To accomplish this it changes glucose (blood sugar) into power.Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant. Antioxidants neutralise potentially harmful ingredients called free radicals. The thing that makes ALA special is it functions in both fat and water, unlike all other vitamins.Alpha lipoic acid can recycle antioxidants including vitamin C and glutathione after they've been used up. Glutathione is a vital antioxidant that helps the body eliminate potentially damaging substances. ALA increases the development of glutathione.Based on Richard A. Passwater, PhD in' Lipoic Acid: The Metabolic Antiox...