Organika Alpha Lipoic Acid. Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) from Organika is derived from potatoes, this natural source ALA is a potent dual solubility antioxidant, detoxifier, heavy metal chelator, & liver cleanser. It is often recommended by practitioners to help regulate blood sugar metabolism.
Organika ALA Highlights:
- Moderate Potency ALA for Extra Antioxidant Protection
- Effective Liver Detoxifier
- Helps to eliminate heavy metals
- May help regulate blood sugar levels
- Dual Solubility
Each Capsule Contains:
Standardized Alpha Lipoic Acid - 100mg
Encapsulated in a natural gelatin capsule with microcrystalline cellulose and vegetable grade magnesium stearate.
Gelatin, Purified water.
Does not contain:
sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, artificial preservatives, colours or sweeteners.
1 capsule per day with a glass of water, as a dietary supplement.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes or if you are taking Amikacin, Gentamicin, Cisplatin, Cyclophosphamide, thyroid-regulating medications and Levothyroxine. Do not use if you have thiamin-deficiency, or if you are allergic to Alpha Lipoic Acid, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What is ALA?
Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a vitamin-like compound that has proven to posses potent antioxidant properties. It helps prevent healthy cells from getting damaged by unstable oxygen molecules known as free radicals. Scientists believe the antioxidant potential of ALA is even more powerful than Vitamin C and E. It actually works to recycle these and other important antioxidants, increasing their effectiveness.
What is Dual Solubility?
ALA is often referred to as having dual solubility, making it one of the most versatile antioxidants because it is both fat and water-soluble. This means that it can move into all areas of the body to deactivate harmful free radicals. Alpha lipoic acid's antioxidant properties neutralize free radicals and therefore reduce damage to tissues all over the body, including those in the eye, liver, vessels and nerves.
ALA & Your Health
Alpha lipoic acid improves the functioning of the liver, the body's chief detoxifying organ. It recycles other antioxidants, like coenzyme Q10, glutathione, vitamin E and vitamin C, all of which are used by the liver to render toxins and metabolic byproducts harmless. Alpha lipoic acid reduces free radical damage in vessels and nerves. For example diabetics often suffer from heart disease and nerve damage because the excess sugar in the blood changes into a damaging agent. Studies show improvement in nerve conduction and arterial flow when diabetics use alpha lipoic acid. This supplement also increases the uptake of sugar into cells, thus reducing blood sugar levels. Alpha lipoic acid has anti-aging properties because as an antioxidant it protects the body against environmental pollutants other substances that and lead to aging. As you can see alpha lipoic acid is an important supplement for use in many different conditions and as a preventative therapy for all individuals.
Alpha lipoic acid is produced by the body in small amounts that are generally inadequate due to the great amount of stress our bodies face each day. It can be found in formulas for enhancing liver health, preventing age related disease and balancing blood sugar. It is often combined with other antioxidants. Other names for alpha lipoic acid are alpha-lipoate and thioctic acid.
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