Just about everyone has heard of antioxidants and the health benefits that they provide to the body. One such antioxidant - alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) - is a compound that’s found in many vegetables that help combat the damaging effects of free radicals and fight inflammation.
One of the most important uses of ALA is to fight diabetes.
ALA is effective in helping to improve insulin sensitivity
Protects against metabolic syndrome
Lower blood sugar levels.
Used in supplement form, ALA can help alleviate many of the symptoms and complications related to diabetes such as:
Disorders of the eyes
Numbness of the extremities
Pain and swelling.
Other health benefits of taking ALA supplements include:
Preventing memory loss
Preserving eye health
Protecting skin from damage.
A dosage between 50 to 100 mg of ALA is generally recommended.
For those with diabetes, a much higher dose of between 600 to 800 mg is suggested
As high as 1,800mg may be recommended for those with neuropathy
[Information here has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.]