Alpha-Lipoic Acid

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Alpha-Lipoic Acid

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100mg I 60 Vcaps® Vegetarian Capsules

Promotes brain, nerve and liver health†


A unique fat- and water-soluble antioxidant that helps defend against free radicals, helps regenerate other antioxidants, and supports energy.†   MORE

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Alpha-Lipoic Acid

The antioxidant Alpha-Lipoic Acid is known as the "Universal Antioxidant" because it is both fatty and water-soluble and because it boosts Glutathione levels in the body. It is made by the body and found in every one of our cells. Unfortunately, Alpha-Lipoic acid activity decreases with age. This is a key nutrient for creating energy out of the calories you eat, functioning with at least two key enzymes needed for energy production. All of the energy required in your body requires Alpha-Lipoic Acid activity.†

Alpha-Lipoic Acid helps to defend against free radical damage, as it regenerates other antioxidants including Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Glutathione. It may also support blood sugar already within a normal range.†

Exclusive InVite® Health Features of Alpha-Lipoic Acid

  • Non-GMO Dietary Supplement
  • Made Following cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Vcaps­® Vegetarian Capsule® Technology from Lonza, employing advanced delivery for efficient absorption
  • Scientifically formulated by InVite® degreed healthcare professionals, using the latest clinical studies and scientific research
  • Formulated in a base of pumpkin seed for improved absorption

Suggested Usage: As a nutritional supplement for adults, take one (1) or two (2) capsules one to three times a day with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Vcaps® Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% DV
Pumpkin Seed Powder 600 mg*
Alpha-Lipoic Acid 200 mg*
* Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (Vegetable Capsule), Rice Flour, Vegetable Stearate.

As a dietary supplement for adults, take one (1) or two (2) Vcaps® capsules one to three times a day with food, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Why Alpha-Lipoic-Acid Is The King of Antioxidants
The Many Brain Benefits of Alcar and ALA, Part 1
The Many Brain Benefits of Alcar and ALA, Part 2
Support Cellular Health With This Energy-Producing Powerhouse
The Science Behind Alpha-Lipoic Acid with Amanda Williams, MPH
The Science Behind Vision Health
Mood and Energy (COMT + MTHFR) Genetic Test

The Science Behind Alpha-Lipoic-Acid

Research published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine concludes that supplementation with Alpha-Lipoic-Acid offers liver health, cellular health and metabolism support. The study found that ALA has the ability to alter the reactive oxygen status of cells and to interact with antioxidants. This compound has proven to have important therapeutic potential in cases of oxidative stress. [1]

A review published in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) looked at the therapeutic benefits of ALA supplementation. It is well-defined in the support for scavenging free radicals, is a metal chelator and acts as a restorative agent of glutathione levels that decline with age. ALA supplementation was proven as an antioxidant support and also shown to improve glucose function already within normal range, function and use of vitamin C and the support of Phase II detoxification. ALA is a necessary cofactor for mitochondrial functions and it serves a critical role in mitochondrial energy metabolism.  ALA was found to be absorbed easily from dietary sources and accumulates in various body tissues. It has also proven to go beyond its potent, biological antioxidant status and is able to regenerate other antioxidants including Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Glutathione. [2]

Research published in Nutrition Reviews found supplementation with Alpha-Lipoic-Acid to have both cellular protection and cardiovascular support and support glucose levels already within a normal range.. ALA supplementation has also shown to help the body effectively detoxify heavy metals. The research concludes that this evidence suggests ALA acts by many different mechanisms both physiologically and pharmacologically. The production of ALA decreases with age and in individuals with compromised health conditions. [3]


[1] Free Radic Biol Med. 1998 Apr;24(6):1023-39.
[2]Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009 Oct; 1790(10): 1149–1160.
[3] Nutr Rev. 2008 Nov; 66(11): 646–657.

I had ringing in my ears. I didn’t want to go to the doctor because I didn’t want to be prescribed any antibiotics. I was suggested to take Alpha Lipoic Acid, Ginkgo Biloba and Inflammune Hx®. Within one week all my annoying symptoms were gone. I was amazed and really love the Inflammune Hx®. I also rave to all my friends about the Collagen Hx®, my skin is a lot smoother and even my friends say I glow!

Marcia Haase
Bronx, NY

Details

The antioxidant Alpha-Lipoic Acid is known as the "Universal Antioxidant" because it is both fatty and water-soluble and because it boosts Glutathione levels in the body. It is made by the body and found in every one of our cells. Unfortunately, Alpha-Lipoic acid activity decreases with age. This is a key nutrient for creating energy out of the calories you eat, functioning with at least two key enzymes needed for energy production. All of the energy required in your body requires Alpha-Lipoic Acid activity.†

Alpha-Lipoic Acid helps to defend against free radical damage, as it regenerates other antioxidants including Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Glutathione. It may also support blood sugar already within a normal range.†

Exclusive InVite® Health Features of Alpha-Lipoic Acid

  • Non-GMO Dietary Supplement
  • Made Following cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Vcaps­® Vegetarian Capsule® Technology from Lonza, employing advanced delivery for efficient absorption
  • Scientifically formulated by InVite® degreed healthcare professionals, using the latest clinical studies and scientific research
  • Formulated in a base of pumpkin seed for improved absorption

Supplement Facts

Suggested Usage: As a nutritional supplement for adults, take one (1) or two (2) capsules one to three times a day with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Vcaps® Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% DV
Pumpkin Seed Powder 600 mg*
Alpha-Lipoic Acid 200 mg*
* Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (Vegetable Capsule), Rice Flour, Vegetable Stearate.

How To Use

As a dietary supplement for adults, take one (1) or two (2) Vcaps® capsules one to three times a day with food, or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Media

Why Alpha-Lipoic-Acid Is The King of Antioxidants
The Many Brain Benefits of Alcar and ALA, Part 1
The Many Brain Benefits of Alcar and ALA, Part 2
Support Cellular Health With This Energy-Producing Powerhouse
The Science Behind Alpha-Lipoic Acid with Amanda Williams, MPH
The Science Behind Vision Health

Genetic Tests

Mood and Energy (COMT + MTHFR) Genetic Test

Research

The Science Behind Alpha-Lipoic-Acid

Research published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine concludes that supplementation with Alpha-Lipoic-Acid offers liver health, cellular health and metabolism support. The study found that ALA has the ability to alter the reactive oxygen status of cells and to interact with antioxidants. This compound has proven to have important therapeutic potential in cases of oxidative stress. [1]

A review published in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) looked at the therapeutic benefits of ALA supplementation. It is well-defined in the support for scavenging free radicals, is a metal chelator and acts as a restorative agent of glutathione levels that decline with age. ALA supplementation was proven as an antioxidant support and also shown to improve glucose function already within normal range, function and use of vitamin C and the support of Phase II detoxification. ALA is a necessary cofactor for mitochondrial functions and it serves a critical role in mitochondrial energy metabolism.  ALA was found to be absorbed easily from dietary sources and accumulates in various body tissues. It has also proven to go beyond its potent, biological antioxidant status and is able to regenerate other antioxidants including Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Glutathione. [2]

Research published in Nutrition Reviews found supplementation with Alpha-Lipoic-Acid to have both cellular protection and cardiovascular support and support glucose levels already within a normal range.. ALA supplementation has also shown to help the body effectively detoxify heavy metals. The research concludes that this evidence suggests ALA acts by many different mechanisms both physiologically and pharmacologically. The production of ALA decreases with age and in individuals with compromised health conditions. [3]


[1] Free Radic Biol Med. 1998 Apr;24(6):1023-39.
[2]Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009 Oct; 1790(10): 1149–1160.
[3] Nutr Rev. 2008 Nov; 66(11): 646–657.

Testimonials

I had ringing in my ears. I didn’t want to go to the doctor because I didn’t want to be prescribed any antibiotics. I was suggested to take Alpha Lipoic Acid, Ginkgo Biloba and Inflammune Hx®. Within one week all my annoying symptoms were gone. I was amazed and really love the Inflammune Hx®. I also rave to all my friends about the Collagen Hx®, my skin is a lot smoother and even my friends say I glow!

Marcia Haase
Bronx, NY

Customer Reviews