Vega Alpha Lipoic Acid plus Acetyl L Carnitine 500 Complex 30 capsules
Discovered in 1951, alpha lipoic acid (ALA) was found to play an important role as a co-enzyme in the Krebs cycle and in the production of cellular energy. In the late 1980’s, researcher’s realised that this remarkable co-enzyme was also a powerful sulphur-containing . ALA is often referred to as the “universal” antioxidant as it neutralises free radicals in both the fatty and watery parts of body cells, in contrast to vitamin C (which is water soluble) and Vitamin E (which is fat soluble). ALA is also especially effective in recycling other back to their original state after they detoxify free radicals.
Vega Alpha Lipoic Acid Acetyl l-carnitine (ALC) occurs naturally in the brain, kidney and liver. It plays an important role in the transfer and utilisation of long-chain fatty acids in the mitochondrial matrix, the “powerhouse” of cells, where they are oxidised for the production of energy. Both ALA and ALC are not normally considered as essential nutrients because the body can manufacture them, however, the natural levels of both nutrients in the body gradually diminish with age. A combination of ALA and ALC may be preferred by athletes, the elderly and generally those who wish to reduce oxidative stress, sustain performance, energy levels and optimise cognitive function. Vega Alpha Lipoic Acid plus Acetyl L Carnitine 500 Complex, a smart choice of