- MFG # AOR08289
- UPC # 624917082890
If you're taking a conventional alpha lipoic acid supplement then you need to know that the health promoting‚ anti-aging benefits associated with this nutrient are only being delivered by half of your supplement. The other half actually antagonizes the effects of the good half of the supplement. Many molecules used by the body have a specific "handedness" (chirality) and in some cases‚ synthetic versions if these molecules have a different "handedness" than the natural molecule.
It is important to note that unless specified‚ "lipoic acid" supplements are a 50/50 mixture of the natural R(+) lipoic acid‚ and the synthetic S (-) lipoic acid. The S (-) form actually acts in opposition to the activity of R (+) lipoic acid. Common "lipoic acid" supplements are thus like a house at war with itself. The S (-) form should be removed from supplements in favor of pure R (+) lipoic acid as found in AOR's High Dose R-Lipoic Acid.
R (+) Lipoic Acid is a powerful and versatile antioxidant known for its ability to help protect the brain and nerve cells from free radicals and toxins. Lipoic acid ha also been used to support healthy blood sugar metabolism.
A study in a short-lived mouse strain demonstrated that R (+) lipoic acid can dramatically increase its lifespan. Neither S (-) lipoic acid‚ nor the racemate (blend of R (+) and R (-)‚ had any significant effect.
High Dose R-Lipoic Acid is formulated to provide a higher bolus dose of this powerful nutrient based on recent research.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount per Serving / % DV
Sodium (from R-Lipoic Acid sodium salt) 30 mg / 1.2%
R-Lipoic Acid (sodium salt) 300 mg / Ɨ
≥95% R(α)-lipoic acid. Contains 30 mg sodium per capsule. Not more than 14 mg S-lipoic acid per capsule. Non-medicinal ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose‚ silicon dioxide‚ sodium stearyl fumarate. Capsule: hypromellose.
Ɨ Daily Value not established.
Take 1 capsule twice daily with/without food‚ or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Vegetarian Product
- Wheat Free
- Gluten Free
- Corn Free
- Nuts Free
- Dairy Free
- Soy Free
- Egg Free
- Fish Free
- Shellfish Free
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Watch out for what Alpha Lipoic Acid you buy. My doctor told me to only buy the real stuff which is R-Lipoic Acid. Otherwise youre just wasting your money. I love this and it works great.
True R-Lipoic Acid Form Pure Quality Effective and Priced Right
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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