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Lamberts Alpha Lipoic Acid 300mg 90tabs

Description

Lamberts Alpha Lipoic Acid 300mg 90tabs
An important antioxidant involved in energy production
Each tablet provides a full 300mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA), making this one of the most powerful products on the market, a powerful antioxidant

DESCRIPTION
Antioxidants, which are also known as "liquidators" free radicals, reduce the impact caused to the body by free radicals. They offer great benefits to human health including prevention of chronic degenerative diseases. Antioxidants identified naturally in foods and are also available as nutritional supplements and herbal products. The main of them include: vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and other carotenoids, zinc, selenium, alpha-lipoic acid, coenzyme Q10, cysteine, pycnogenol, grape seed extract and extracts of various herbs (e.g. Milk Thistle, Ginkgo biloba, green tea, etc.).
SUPPLEMENTAL USES ANTIOXIDANT
cancer
The ability of beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A) to protect humans from different types of cancer is well documented. Also, the use of beta-carotene for the treatment of pathologies in which light probably involved the singlet oxygen (1O2) has been successful.
Liver diseases
Some very powerful antioxidants, such as those contained in Thistle (Milk Thistle), can benefit patients with liver disease including cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis and fat infiltration in the liver due to alcohol or other toxins. These antioxidants can increase basal levels of reduced glutathione (GSH) in the liver by 35%. They also contribute to preventing the reduction of GSH by alcohol and other toxins, the liver (1,2).
Resistance Exercise
Vitamin E, the best documented antioxidant, may increase the strength during intensive exercise. Studies showed that a form of vitamin E, alpha-tocopherol, enhances resistance in mice do intense exercises. The alpha-tocopherol may protect against lipid peroxides produced naturally during intense exercise. Together with selenium, vitamin E protects against oxidative stress (3,4).
Clearance of Free Radicals
Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an antioxidant enzyme that released extracellularly and removes the superoxide anion radicals. As metalloenzyme requires appropriate concentrations of metals such as zinc, copper and manganese, to ensure the best possible antioxidant activity.
Asthma and hay fever
Antioxidants may benefit patients with asthma and hay fever through their ability to potentiate the immune system. A proposed combination of antioxidants comprising vitamin C (5) together with quercetin