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Natural Factors, Alpha-Lipoic Acid, 200 mg, 120 Capsules40 Reviews
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0.28 lbs (0.13 kg)
- Product Code: NFS-02099
- UPC Code: 068958020990
- Package Quantity: 120 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.5 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Dietary Supplement
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Alpha-Lipoic Acid is a valuable antioxidant that helps protect the body against damaging free-radicals. Unlike other antioxidants, Alpha-Lipoic Acid is both fat and water soluble, enabling it to quench free radicals both inside the cells and outside. Alpha-Lipoic Acid also extends the life of other antioxidants, recharging them so that they can continue to protect the body.
All Natural Factors products are manufactured in accordance with the Government of Canada's Good Manufactured Practices (GMP), among the highest standards in the world.
1 capsule, 3 times per day or as directed by a health professional.
Cellulose, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), magnesium stearate (vegetable grade), silica.
Contains no artificial preservatives, color or sweeteners; no corn, dairy, starch, wheat or yeast.
Keep out of reach of children.
Sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal on cap is broken. For freshness, store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Alpha-Lipoic Acid||200 mg||**|
|** Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis (underactive thyroid) and have been on thyroid meds for over 10 years. This product was recommended by a friend whose husband has used it successfully to control blood sugar levels. I was recently diagnosed as pre-diabetic and thought it could help me avoid becoming full-blown diabetic. I took one 200 mg capsule a day and in a few days began having intense headaches, like a vice around my head and feeling sluggish, as I do when my thyroid meds need adjustment. Since the ALA was the only difference in my supplement regimen, I did some research and found out that ALA may interfere with thyroid med absorption! I stopped taking it and began feeling better within 48 hours. If you're taking thyroid medication, you may want to look for other options to control blood sugar levels.
A Pharmacist recommended Alpha-Lipoic Acid for neuropathy which I have in one foot due to a past injury. The annoying, uncomfortable 'buzzing' is brought under complete remission and control as long as I take this product daily. The effectiveness of the product was proven to me when I ran out recently and put off ordering more. The neuropathy came roaring back. It took several weeks to get it under control again. I won't run out again.