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Doctor's Best, Stabilized R-Lipoic Acid, 100 mg, 180 Veggie Capsules
Posted by noneofyourfrigginbusiness on Mar 08, 2012
R-Lipoic Acid is exceptionally suitable for supporting the retina of the eye because it can enter the mitochondria, recycle other antioxidants, and is regenerated by high blood sugar. R-Lipoic Acid can help protect the nervous system from the damaging effects of unhealthy blood sugar metabolism, it appears to support healthy glucose uptake and utilization directly.
The best form of Lipoic Acid
Posted by Reviewer1317707 on Aug 29, 2010
Since I have been taking this particular form of Lipoi Acid, I am always in a good mood and have no brain fog. It was so bad that sometimes I could not even find my words.... I am 35 yrs old!
Posted by Reviewer1442942 on Sep 13, 2011
After I waited over 4 weeks for the shipment to arrive, I wanted to give it some time before reviewing it. I must say, it is a great product. First of all it gave me energy and it also took care of a hormonal head-egg in 15 minutes after taking it, which I did not expect!The only drawback is, that it can be giving you a bad burning sensation in your stomach after taking it and you have to drink several glasses of water to cease the burning effect. It does not do this all the time. Sometimes I feel nothing at all. The therapeutic dosage is 600mg. I slowly worked myself up to 500mg and soon I will take 600mg in divided doses over the day. I must say, I am very happy with this product!
Posted by Reviewer1406065 on Jun 25, 2010
Its an important supplement for anti-oxidant support. This is the highest quality for the price of any lipoic acid I've found.
Posted by jesseh on Jul 10, 2015
r-lipoic acid at 900 mg daily in three divided doses has stabilized my blood glucose best ever!
Posted by Reviewer1841745 on Nov 24, 2010
Seems to be working. I take it along with GlucoCare for blood sugar control. My readings have been very good. Doctor said to keep doing whatever it is I am doing!
Posted by Reviewer2660958 on Jun 24, 2010
works better than regular ALA! pricing could be lower
LOVE the bigger bottle!
Posted by Jodi-Hummingbird on Jul 19, 2010
Great value. Please everyone, make bigger bottles of things so we can save money!
Performs exactly as is claimed
Posted by DoctorMav on Jun 26, 2012
This is a great product!
Posted by Reviewer2167039 on Nov 05, 2010
I have R-ALA with my lunch and dinner hoping it'll feed the muscle more than the fat. Not sure it it works miracles as advertised, but sure does have some effect, so will continue to use them for some more time. Also, I wish they had a higher dosing (200 or 400mg per vcap) as I think a daily dose of 1-1.5g is optimal for folks who are trying to bulk up.