Doctor's Best Stabilised R-Lipoic Acid

200mg, 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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Best Stabilized R-Lipoic Acid contains BioEnhanced Na-RALA, the sodium salt of R-Lipoic acid (RLA). Unlike pure RLA, BioEnhanced Na-RALA is a stabilized form of RLA that won't degrade at high temperatures, is more bioavailable than regular RLA and has no solvent residues.

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  • Science-Based Nutrition
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Featuring BioEnhanced Na-RALA
  • Defends Against Free Radicals
  • Recycles The Antioxidant Vitamins C & E
  • Maintains A Healthy Blood Sugar Level as Part of The Diet
  • Suitable for Vegetarians
It exists as two enantiomers or stereoisomers: R-(+)-lipoic acid (RLA) and S-(-)-lipoic acid (SLA). It is produced in small amounts in the liver and other body tissues, where it is needed by enzymes to catalyze numerous essential chemical reactions in the body. For instance, ALA is essential inside the mitochondria of cells, where it is needed to metabolize glucose and direct calories into energy production.

ALA is considered to be a multimodal supplement because, aside from its enzymatic role in energy production, it acts by multiple mechanisms and displays diverse pharmacologic and antioxidant properties. Recently discovered is ALA's ability to switch the regulation of several genes linked to cell survival, inflammation and oxidative stress.

So in addition to its enzymatic role, ALA is a powerful antioxidant and performs a number of other vital functions related to its ability to modify the expression of various genes. ALA is therefore not so much a direct benefit to cells, but rather an indirect aid that "kick starts" declining function in cells, helping them recover the functions that came more easily and naturally in the young.

About Doctor's Best

Doctor’s Best is a well respected nutritional supplement company. They make sure that they thoroughly research every ingredient they use in their products to ensure that the customer gets the best value for their money. Learn more about Doctor's Best.

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