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R-Lipoic Acid




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R-lipoic acid is the most active isomer of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA). Dietary supplements of ALA are generally comprised either of R-ALA by itself or a mixture of R-ALA and S-ALA. Studies indicate the R-ALA form appears to be better absorbed, with twice as much R-ALA than S-ALA appearing in the bloodstream after an oral dose. Hence, R-ALA is the best form utilized by the body. Thorne Research’s R-lipoic acid is bound to sodium – the most bioavailable form of R-lipoic acid.

Medicinal Ingredients:

R-alpha-Lipoic Acid (Sodium R-(+)-Lipoate)100 mg

Non-Medicinal Ingredients:

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Laurate, Magnesium Citrate, Leucine, and Silicon Dioxide.

Recommended Dose:

Take 1 capsule three times daily, or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.

Risk Information:

Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes.

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