Radiance AlphaProtect. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA). Call protective antioxidant. Called the universal antioxidant, ALA is both fat and water soluble, can travel to any cell in the body and is one of natures most powerful free radical fighters. Antioxidants support the body's fight against oxidative tissue damage that may be caused by and also contribute to conditions such as inflammation, diabetes and heart disease. Lipoic acid is necessary for the conversion of glucose into ATP (energy). It has been approved for use in Germany for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy. Contains both R & S ALA. Each 1 vege cap provides 250mg. 60 Vegecaps
RRP $57.50, healthy.co.nz price $45.95.
Alpha Lipoic Acid has been used for the following: Insulin resistance, diabetes, neuropathies (including burning mouth syndrome), stroke recovery, cancer, rheumatism, obesity, neurological disease (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's etc) HIV, eye problems (cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration) Also highly recommended for people regularly exposed to oxidative stress, chemicals or toxins and sports people.
One or two capsules daily, preferably on an empty stomach, Take with food if stomach upset occurs. Diabetic neuropathy: 5-7 capsule daily has been taken for three weeks, then reduced to recommended dosage.
This powerful metabolic antioxidant is unique in that it is both water and fat soluble, can trave; to any cell in the body and is therefore one of our most readily available oxidation destroyers. The "universal" antioxidant as it is commonly referred to, alpha lipoic acid remains one of the most widely used and trusted free radical fighters to help prevent tissue damage from modern day living and in acute and chronic conditions. Lipoic acid aids in the production of energy as it naturally enhances the way our body uses B Vitamins and it also revitalises other anti oxidants including vitamins C and E and Glutathione.
Each Vege capsule contains: Alpha lipoic acid (50:50 R,S) 250mg. 100% Vegetarian. Cellulose capsule, rice flour, silica, magnesium stearate. No corn, egg, gluten, milk derivatives, nuts, salt, soy, sugar, wheat, yeast, artificial preservatives, flavourings or colours.
Keep out of reach of Children. Safety in pregnancy and lactation has not been established. People using medications for blood glucose (e.g. insulin) should closely monitor their blood glucose levels. People using thyroid medication should consult their health care professional before taking lipoic acid. Protein and B Vitamin supplementation is recommended with long term use.