Doctor's Best Best Alpha-Lipoic Acid (600mg)

180 vcaps
Doctor's Best Best Alpha-Lipoic Acid (600mg) 180 vcaps

MSRP: $49.99

Our Price: $23.49
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Best Alpha-Lipoic Acid (600mg) Description from Doctor's Best
Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a naturally occurring antioxidant, essential for the functioning of 5 enzymes involved in glucose and amino acid metabolism. ALA is both a coenzyme and a potent antioxidant, Mitochondria, our cells' energy generators, use ALA for both protection and to generate cellular energy. Being active in both the water and the fatty compartments of cells, ALA fights free radicals throughout the body.

Helps promote healthy blood sugar metabolism as part of a healthy diet
Helps support mitochondrial energy production
Helps support the body's defenses against free radicals
Helps recycle antioxidant nutrients such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 vcap
Servings Per Container: 180
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
Alpha-lipoic acid600mg
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Non-GMO/Gluten Free/Soy Free/Vegan

Other Ingredients: Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium silicate, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate (vegetable source).

Manufacturer's Directions
Take 1 capsule daily, preferably between meals. Higher intakes may be appropriate, as recommended by a nutritionally-informed physician.

By: on 7/25/2011

Great price for alpha lipoic acid!

I first heard about alpha lipoic acid when I was researching Syndrome X and insulin resistance. I was intrigued by the studies showing that it exhibited powerful blood glucose and insulin-sensitizing effects when taken in high doses. I wanted to take it in 600mg doses, but it was too expensive given that the majority of products were in 100mg or 200mg capsules and I didn't want to take 3-6 caps each time to get my preferred dose. Gotta love Doctor's Best and their 600mg capsules. Apparently the formulator at DB read the same research I did, because this is the exact product I was looking for, and at such a high dose you wouldn't ever look for ALA in a 600mg capsule unless you stumbled across that study. Regardless, can't beat the price and quality. The capsule powder color is light yellow, one of the tell tale signs of pure ALA. Great product, would definitely buy again.

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