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CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg, 60 Vegicaps

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CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid Details

Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell; it helps turn glucose into energy. Thus, ALA can help promote healthy blood sugar levels, and also quench free radicals. Free radicals cause harmful chemical reactions that can damage cells in the body.

CanPrev’s Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg contains 600mg of DL-ALA, a stable and safe form of alpha lipoic acid. CanPrev’s Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg is supported with thiamine (vitamin B1) and biotin (vitamin B7) to help prevent potential nutritional deficiencies that can occur with alpha lipoic acid supplementation.

Alpha lipoic acid 600mg helps to promote healthy glucose metabolism and is a source of antioxidants for the maintenance of good health. Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg is formulated to provide a potent, therapeutic dose of 600mg per capsule of a safe and stable-form of ALA, supported with thiamine and bio- tin to help prevent potential nutritional deficiencies. [VCAPS]

CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid Highlights:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Diabetes
  • Insulin resistance
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Heavy metal toxicity
  • Cataracts

CanPrev Natural Health Products Ltd – Based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, is an all-Canadian company that develops and markets premium natural health products to health care professionals. CanPrev brings you the best in quality, such as Adrenal-Pro, Immuno Multi, Nutritional Detox, Joint-Pro and the Pro Essentials line.

CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid Contains:

DL-Alpha Lipoic Acid (or ALA) is a unique, water and fat soluble, powerful antioxidant which is involved in mitochondrial electron transport reactions essential to cellular en- ergy production through the metabolism of glucose transport. ALA has been shown to increase intracellular levels of glutathione and coQ10 and has the ability to further reduce the oxidized forms of several other antioxidants such as vitamin c and E, thus regenerating them.

Thiamine & biotin are protective antioxidants and cofactors for energy production.

About ProEssentials from CanPrev

The ProEssentials line from CanPrev offers ingredient focused natural health products. This line of unique products merges the best creative and critical thinking with the very latest scientific research. Designed from the ground up by CanPrevs highly talented team of Canadian natural health practitioners and product engineers. Each ingredient formula has been formulated to optimize its nutritional impact. The result is that every ProEssentials product offers innovative advances to the major ingredient segment that it represents. These products offer peak performance potentials, use them as stand alone supplements for specific health needs or use them as ideal complimentary products. 

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha lipoic acid is one of the most versatile antioxidants because it is both fat and water-soluble. This means that it can move into all areas of the body to deactivate harmful free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that in their bid to become more stable must bump into healthy cells and cause damage. Alpha lipoic acid's antioxidant properties neutralize free radicals and therefore reduce damage to tissues all over the body, including those in the eye, liver, vessels and nerves. Cataracts, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are exacerbated by free radical damage in the eye and therefore alpha lipoic acid can treat these conditions.

Alpha lipoic acid improves the functioning of the liver, the body's chief detoxifying organ. It recycles other antioxidants, like coenzyme Q10, glutathione, vitamin E and vitamin C, all of which are used by the liver to render toxins and metabolic byproducts harmless. Alpha lipoic acid reduces free radical damage in vessels and nerves. For example diabetics often suffer from heart disease and nerve damage because the excess sugar in the blood changes into a damaging agent. Studies show improvement in nerve conduction and arterial flow when diabetics use alpha lipoic acid. This supplement also increases the uptake of sugar into cells, thus reducing blood sugar levels. Alpha lipoic acid has anti-aging properties because as an antioxidant it protects the body against environmental pollutants other substances that and lead to aging. As you can see alpha lipoic acid is an important supplement for use in many different conditions and as a preventative therapy for all individuals.

Alpha lipoic acid is produced by the body in small amounts that are generally inadequate due to the great amount of stress our bodies face each day. It can be found in formulas for enhancing liver health, preventing age related disease and balancing blood sugar. It is often combined with other antioxidants. Other names for alpha lipoic acid are alpha-lipoate and thioctic acid.

Alpha lipoic acid may alter blood sugar levels and should be used cautiously by diabetics and hypoglycemic individuals. Skin rashes may occur in some people due to the use of alpha lipoic acid. 

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  • 10/10  CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg

    By svetlana ostrovsky on Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:21 AM

    Effectiveness: 10/10

    (+) Good Value,Mixes Well
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Suggested Use

Adults - Take one (1) CanPrev Alpha Lipoic Acid capsule daily or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vcap
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
DL-Alpha lipoic acid 600 mg
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) 20 mg
Biotin 200 mcg
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
  † Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving

Additional Ingredients: Ingredients cultured in vegetable-grade magnesium stearate (1%), vegetable capsule.

Allergy Information: None listed.

Warning: Caution advised during pregnancy and breastfeeding and with any medical conditions including diabetes.

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