R-Alpha Lipoic Acid
R-Alpha Lipoic Acid (also known as R-Lipoic Acid) is an anti-oxidant. Lipoic Acid is the general term and R-Alpha Lipoic Acid is to specifically denote the biologically active form.
Formulation of Our R-Alpha Lipoic Acid took two years of research, for a sustained daily intake. Made in England, produced and handled, from raw material to packaging, in pharmaceutical facilities.
R-Alpha Lipoic Acid is naturally produced in the body and found in certain foods. However, it it is difficult to increase its concentration through conventional food.
The formulation of our “R-Alpha Lipoic Acid 75mg” was based on a sound and logical reasoning: To avoid over-supplementation of a nutrient, while taking into account the health benefits and the ideal amount for a “Sustained Daily Dietary Supplementation”.
Most of the manufactures or suppliers of Dietary Supplements argue that more is better. We believe that unless there is sound and valid reason, more is not better and, to the contrary, more could be worrisome.
In 1996, a professor of Molecular Biology at University of Berkley, California, discovered that supplementation of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid increases the concentration and the production of an internal anti-oxidant called Glutathione.
Glutathione regulates two out of the three cellular anti-oxidant defense systems. Glutathione also re-energizes vitamin C and Vitamin E and Co-Enzymes Q-10
Alpha Lipoic Acid has two types, which are referred to as R and S. The “R” represents organic or biological type (naturally occurring) .
Because it is difficult and expensive to stabilize R-Alpha Lipoic (the natural type that the human body produces), the R form is mixed with the S from (not biologically active), forming a Racemic compound (50% natural /50% synthetic) and sold as Lipoic Acid (Without the R).
The Racemic form is not accepted by the human cells. If you do not see the R, then you are most probably taking the racemic type.
Our R-Alpha Lipoic Acid 75mg was formulated for a continued and sustained daily intake. R-Alpha Lipoic Acid is a nutrient and nutrients are not medicine. Healthy eating is different than eating food as medicine, because food is not a medicine but proper food and diet will improve your health.
A good diet should include an anti-oxidant nutrient. For almost 40 years, the scientific community has been researching the benefits of diets containing R-Alpha Lipoic Acid and we have complied some of those studies and our reply thereto. We have listed few of those below and invite you to vist our News Archive for additional Press Releases.
All of the studies for the R-Lipoic Acid are suggestive and not conclusive results, even the suggestion should not be taken as substitution or application of a nutrient as medicine.
These statements have not been evaluated by The Food and Drug administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure any diseases.