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Solgar's Alpha Lipoic Acid Capsules are suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians, and are free from salt, sugar and starch. These capsules are particularly beneficial for those who follow a vegetarian diet as Lipoic acid is found more abundantly in meat.
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As a food supplement for adults, one (1) Vegicap daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Alpha Lipoic Acid is a vitamin-like substance with a range of uses in the body. It is a potent antioxidant and helps to recycle other antioxidants in body such as glutathione, Co-Q10 and Vitamin C, as well as remove toxic materials such as mercury from the body.
Lipoic acid helps muscles to utilize blood sugar more efficiently. It is thought that lower levels seen in Diabetic patients may be the cause of glycation (cell damage by glucose) leading to diabetic neuropathy and retinopathy. Glycation also causes premature ageing of skin due to loss of collagen.
Due to its impact on blood glucose utilization by muscles, Alpha Lipoic acid may be used as part of sports/exercise regimen to improve athletic performance.
Potential health applications of Lipoic Acid are:
Excessive blood sugar and prevention of nerve related Diabetic Problems
Heavy and excess metal removal from body