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Product Review: Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements Review

Initial Posting: 3/23/12  Update: 2/28/15
Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplements Reviewed by Finds Many High Quality Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements, But Cost Can Range 1,000%

Find a CL Approved Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplement at the Lowest Cost!

Alpha-lipoic acid supplements compared in this review
alpha betic Alpha Lipoic Acid Natrol Alpha Lipoic Acid Solgar Alpha Lipoic Acid
AST Sports Science R(+) - Alpha Lipoic Acid 200 R-ALA Nature's Bounty Super Alpha Lipoic Acid Spring Valley Alpha Lipoic Acid
Bluebonnet Alpha Lipoic Acid Nature's Sunshine Alpha Lipoic Acid Vitamin Shoppe Alpha-Lipoic Acid
Douglas Laboratories Alpha-Lipoic Acid NOW Alpha Lipoic Acid TwinLab Alpha Lipoic Acid
Jarrow Formulas Alpha Lipoic Sustain 300 with Biotin Olympian Labs Inc. Alpha Lipoic Acid Naturopathic Vitacost Alpha Lipoic Acid
Life Extension Super Alpha Lipoic Acid with Biotin PharmaAssure Alpha-Lipoic Acid Vitamin World Double Strength Alpha Lipoic Acid
Make sure the alpha-lipoic acid supplement you take passed our quality review and is right for you!
Isn't your health worth it?
What is alpha-lipoic acid and what does it do? Alpha-lipoic acid (also called lipoic acid or, in its natural form, R-alpha-lipoic acid) is an antioxidant that assists the body in the conversion of glucose to energy. It seems to reduce symptoms of peripheral neuropathy in people with diabetes, and may help control blood sugar. It has other potential benefits, including improving skin appearance, but the evidence for many of these uses is only preliminary or mixed.
Over the years, has found a small percentage of alpha lipoic acid supplements to contain less ingredient than listed on labels. Results were better in our most recent tests, although one product failed to pass our review due to improper labeling. Most startling was the range in prices and the cost to get an equivalent dose of alpha lipoic acid. For example, the cost of a 600 mg dose of alpha-lipoic acid could be as little 12 cents to over $1.20 – ten times as much!  

In this comprehensive report about alpha-lipoic acid supplements, you'll get test results and quality ratings for 17 alpha-lipoic acid products (including 7 that passed our Voluntary Certification Program) and information about a supplement similar to one that passed testing. You'll learn:
    • Which alpha-lipoic acid supplements passed or failed testing
    • Which alpha-lipoic acid supplements are lowest cost
    • What alpha-lipoic acid can and cannot do for your health
    • How R-alpha-lipoic acid differs from mixed isomer alpha-lipoic acid
    • The dose of alpha-lipoic acid for different applications 
    • The potential side-effects of alpha-lipoic acid and other concerns, including drug interactions 

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