Category - Alpha-lipoic acid

Alpha lipoic acid [a.k.a. Thioctic acid, Lipolate, ALA] is water and fat slouble antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell, where it helps turn glucose into energy. Studies have found that Alpha lipoic acid enhanced insulin action and enhances glucose uptake into skeletal muscle in animals. Studies also show that Alpha lipoic acid can increase uptake of creatine. However it is more often that that used as as weight loss and energy supplement.