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Alpha Lipoic Acid, also known simply as Lipoic acid, is a vitamin-like compound that has been a popular antioxidant for over 60 years. Antioxidants are important as they fight free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can damage body cells and lead to many serious illnesses including heart disease and strokes.
A small amount of Alpha Lipoic Acid can be found naturally occurring in many sources of food, especially spinach, broccoli, kidney and liver. As these foods are often not the most popular in a general day-to-day diet, you may find it useful to supplement your intake with pure alpha lipoic acid capsules.
Taking Alpha Lipoic Acid may bring you many health benefits, both for general wellbeing and for support of a healthy body and lifestyle. Alpha Lipoic Acid may also have a positive impact upon:
Swanson Ultra has developed two highly potent doses of Alpha Lipoic Acid. You can choose from a supplementary capsule that contains 600mg of active ingredient, or a capsule containing 300mg of alpha lipoic acid.
The recommended daily dose of Alpha Lipoic Acid is one capsule, one to two times per day, and the convenience of the different capsule sizes means that you can adjust your intake to suit you, whilst keeping your supplements economical.
Alpha Lipoic Acid contains Gelatin, making it unsuitable for vegetarians. Other ingredients may include: Rice flour, magnesium stearate and silica.
Lipoic acid supplements can be taken with or without food, but caution must be taken if you suffer from any glucose related conditions, are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Remember that natural therapies carry a risk of contraindications when combined with various treatments and conditions. So it is essential that you check with your healthcare professional before embarking on any new therapies or complimentary health supplements.
Swanson Ultra uses the most advanced nutrition technology in the production of their health supplements. With over 40 years experience and a company ethos that focuses on ‘bringing wellness to the world’, Swanson has a long and positive reputation as a health product provider; supplying regulated supplements guaranteed for their standards of quality, purity and potency.
Keep all supplements out of sight and reach of young children. Do not exceed the stated recommended intake. Content on this site is not intended to substitute advice given by a medical practitioner, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical condition. These products are not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. Food supplements must not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Adverse reactions to supplements are rare, but if you experience an adverse reaction stop taking the product and contact your practitioner. Sometimes a supplement will suit one person but not another.