100% Pure R-ALA
- 100% Pure R-ALA (6-12 times as powerful as S-ALA)
- R-ALA Edge contains the stabilized, bioenhanced form of R-Alpha
Lipoic Acid, which is up to 40 times more bioavailable than unstabilized
- 150 mg R-ALA per capsule
- The only antioxidant that is both fat and water soluble
- No known side effects
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ALA is the only antioxidant that is both fat and water soluble.
This is important because this allows it access to all parts of the cell which
gives it tremendous ability to trap free radicals wherever they may be.An
antioxidant is any chemical, natural or synthetic, that neutralizes toxins or
free radicals, thus protecting our cells from damage.
ALA is one of the very few substances that can actually cross the
blood/brain barrier to enter the brain and protect the cells directly where
needed the most. It has been demonstrated that not only does ALA enter the
brain, ALA supplementation causes increased levels of Glutathione in the brain.
This is important as glutathione protects the brain from free radical damage,
and low levels of glutathione in the brain are associated with brain disorders
such as stroke, dementia, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.
Normally once an antioxidant has eliminated a free radical, it is
lost forever. Lipoic acid is the only antioxidant with the unique ability to
regenerate/recycle itself, and other antioxidants such as vitamins C & E,
so that they can continue destroying free radicals. Alpha Lipoic Acid speeds
the removal of glucose (sugar) from the blood which accounts for the profound
benefits seen by diabetics as well as its reputation for fat loss.
ALA is also crucial for energy production. It helps break down
sugar for the production of ATP, the fuel used by cells to keep the body
ALL ALAs ARE NOT THE SAME
There are two types of ALA, R-ALA and S-ALA. R-ALA contains
the "R" form of Alpha Lipoic Acid, the form found naturally occurring in the
body. S-ALA contains the "S" form of ALA which is a synthetic that
can actually interfere with the action of R-ALA, according to studies.
The standard ALA sold today is a mixture of 50% S-ALA and 50%
R-ALA, mostly because the process used to create pure R-ALA is more complicated
and expensive. A number of researchers have stated that R-ALA is up to 12 times
as effective as standard ALA.In addition, R-ALA Edge contains the
stabilized, bioenhanced form of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid, which is up to 40 times
more bioavailable than unstabilized R-ALA. While R-ALA may initially
appear to be more expensive than standard ALA, upon closer examination R-ALA is
a much better value.
R+ Alpha Lipoic Acid (stabilized and bioenhanced), vegetarian
magnesium stearate, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule
(capsule is 100% vegetable)
Take 1 capsule 2-4 times per day
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