Origin: Naturally-occuring in the body but can be sourced from supplements and food such as spinach, broccoli, yams, potatoes, yeast, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, carrots, beets, ruce bran, and organ meat.
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Overview: Alpha Lipoic Acid is a vitamin like chemical called an antioxidant. Alpha Lipoic Acid is used for diabetes and nerve related symptoms of diabetes. This compound seems to help prevent certain kinds of cell damage within the body and also restores vitamin levels such as Vitamin E and Vitamin C. It is also used to break down carbohydrates and to make energy for the other organs within the body.
- Reducing the appearance of skin aging
- Slowing the effects of memory loss
- Promoting healthy nerve function
- Reducing inflammation
- Lowering risk factors for heart disease
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for Alpha Lipoic Acid is 100mg-400mg daily.