Pharma Nord Bio-Lipoic Acid - 90 Tablets
What is alpha-Lipoic acid?
Alpha-Lipoic acid (also known as thioctic acid) is a vitamin-like substance which plays an important role in the body's energy supply processes. Alpha-lipoic acid is also important within the body as a powerful antioxidant capable of protecting both the lipid (cell membrane) and aqueous (cytoplasmic) cellular compartments from free radical induced damage. Alpha-lipoic acid is mainly obtained from the diet, although small amounts are also manufactured within the body. Red meat (especially liver, spinach and brewer's yeast are good sources of alpha-lipoic acid.
What does alpha-Lipoic acid do?
Alpha-lipoic acid acts in conjunction with the B vitamins thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid to convert sugars and fat into energy within the body. Alpha-lipoic acid helps to maintain healthy functioning of the immune and nervous systems. Alpha-lipoic acid also helps maintain healthy liver function following exposure to environmental toxins, such as industrial chemicals or toxic heavy metals.
1-2 tablets per day
Are there adverse effects from taking alpha-Lipoic acid?
Alpha-lipoic acid is generally well tolerated, although individuals may rarely suffer from gastrointestinal disturbance or a skin rash. Alpha-lipoic acid is very safe, with no reports of significant adverse effects. Patients with diabetes taking alpha-lipoic acid may require modification of their insulin medication
Alpha Lipoic Acid, Microcrystalline cellulose, Maltodextrin, Tricalcium phosphate, Talc, Magnesium stearate, Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, Titanium dioxide, Riboflavin