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Bioclinic Naturals, R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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WHAT WE OFFER Every great product starts with the highest quality ingredients. Our goal is to provide premium quality, tested raw materials, produced in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities,

EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE TO HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS Bioclinic Naturals provides products and educational tools for both practitioners’ and patients’ to support condition-specific challenges and overall health enhancement.

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, and mitochondrial nutrient. The R-isomer of ALA is a cofactor for mitochondrial enzymes and a substrate for glutathione reductase, it participates in the citric acid cycle and ATP production, and recycles other antioxidants, including vitamins C, E, CoQ10, and glutathione. R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid provides only the R-isomer, which increased plasma levels nearly 1.5 times higher in older populations than the commonly used racemic mixture (combined R- and S-isomers). ALA has also accelerates wound healing when combined with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, particularly the R-isomer.

The R-isomer has a greater neuroprotective effect in an in vivo model of brain vascular injury, due to the S-isomers negative influence or lack of biological activity. ALA improved glycemic control and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics, with clear benefit for the prevention and treatment of peripheral neuropathy. It improved endothelial function among individuals with impaired glucose tolerance, and increased weight loss among obese individuals. The R-isomer was significantly more effective than the S-isomer at improving insulin-stimulated glucose transport and metabolism in insulin resistant animal models.

Benefits
R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid provides only the naturally occurring R-isomer, the only form utilized by mitochondrial enzymes, and only one synthesized in humans
R-isomer has greater biological activity than the racemic mixture often used in supplements, a combination of the R- and S-isomers
R-isomer supplementation results in higher total plasma levels, as well as a shorter time to reach maximum levels in older individuals compared to racemic mixture
ALA neutralizes reactive oxygen species and is a potent inducer of phase 2 antioxidant enzymes
Enhances mitochondrial function and supports glutathione synthesis

Direction of Use: Take 1 capsule 2 times per day or as directed by a health care professional.

Supplement Facts:

Servings Per Container: 60

Take 1 capsule 2 times per day or as directed by a health care professional.

 

Serving Size: 1 Capsule

Amount Per Serving
R-Alpha-Lipoic Acid
... 100mg

Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate, silica.

Contains no artificial preservatives, colors or sweeteners; no corn, dairy, gluten, soy, starch, wheat or yeast.

 

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