Alpha R-Lipoic Acid (60 Capsules - 50mg) - Natural Form
ALPHA R LIPOIC ACID (ALRA) or (R-Alpha Lipoic Acid)
Alpha R-Lipoic Acid is the only "all-natural" form of Alpha lipoic acid (ALA). Most Alpha Lipoic Acid supplements in the market today contain 50% synthetic Alpha "S"-Lipoic Acid (ASLA). It is important to know that the natural Alpha "R"-Lipoic Acid form is the one that contains 100% of the strong, biologically active and antioxidant-enhancing properties that are important for cellular health*
How does Alpha R-Lipoic Acid (or R-Alpha Lipoic Acid) Differ from More Common Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)?
In nature, molecules in living systems generally exist in only one natural form. When the same molecules are created in the laboratory (synthesized) they turn into two forms: natural and synthetic. A common example of these two forms is seen in Vitamin E supplements. DL-alpha tocopherol is known as synthetic vitamin E and is made in a laboratory. D-alpha tocopherol is the natural form of Vitamin E that nature provides. For Alpha Lipoic Acid, most other ALA products on the market contain the cheaper and synthetic form of ALA called Alpha “S” Lipoic Acid and is commonly labeled “Alpha Lipoic Acid”.
Scientist have discoverd that Alpha R-Lipoic Acid or "R-Alpha Lipoic Acid" is the only form of Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) in the world that has the this proper structural fit for human membrane receptors and enzymes. Because of this natural state and compatibility with the human body, Alpha R Lipoic Acid is metabolized more efficiently and has a much greater potency versus the same milligrams of unnatural Alpha Lipoic Acid.*
The developers of this product, BioGenesis, have reported that Alpha R-Lipoic Acid to be 10 times more powerful than standard ALA supplements that contain this synthetic Alpha S-Lipoic Acid. Scientists are now applying this more biologically active “Alpha R-Lipoic Acid” form of ALA to even more challenging cases! *
Each bottle contains: 60 capsules of Alpha R-Lipoic Acid
Active Ingredient per capsules: 50mg. of Alpha R-Lipoic Acid
Suggested Usage: Take 1 capsule, twice daily with meals or as directed by your healthcare professional.
MORE INFORMATION ON ALPHA R-LIPOIC ACID
Alpha Lipoic Acid has been called the “metabolic antioxidant” by Dr. Lester Packer who is considered one of the world’s leading experts in antioxidant research. Lipoic Acid is a naturally occurring chemical produced by every cell in the body and while Lipoic Acid is made naturally within the body, there is excellent evidence that the human body can lose the ability to synthesize sufficient amounts of Lipoic acid when we need it most.
Are you aware that “Chronic Systemic Inflammation” is a prerequisite for ALL the chronic degenerative diseases experienced in aging?
Alpha R-Lipoic Acid can have a positive effect on supporting the healthy inflammatory responses of the body.*
While the body does produce small quantities of R-Lipoic acid necessary for basic human metabolism, it may not completely meet the needs of the body in regards to free radical scavenging and neutralizing. Daily supplementation may be beneficial and may produce profound therapeutic benefits.*
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