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Jarrow Formulas® Alpha Lipoic Sustain 300

Jarrow Formulas® Alpha Lipoic Sustain 300
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Jarrow Formulas® Alpha Lipoic Sustain 300

60 Tablets

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Pharmaceutical GradePromotes Glutathione andAntioxidant Status*with BiotinNew Bilayer Tablets!Quick + Sustained Releases
Alpha Lipoic Sustain® 300 is in a bilayer Quick Release/Sustained Release format to maximize blood levels and to minimize gastric irritation and blood sugar fluctuations.* Alpha Lipoic Acid is a unique lipid and water soluble antioxidant that is a cofactor in energy production, helping to regulate glucose metabolism.* ALA also promotes the synthesis of glutathione.* Biotin is added for optimum ALA activity.The advanced bilayer technology combines 1/3 Quick Release and 2/3 Sustained Release formats to both immediately raise and to maintain blood levels over a longer period of time.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Supplement Facts
USAGE: Take 1 to 2 tablets per day with meals, or as directed by your qualified health care consultant.Note: Individuals who are diabetic, being treated for glucose control, have any other medical condition, are pregnant or lactating, are under the age of 18, or are taking medications should consult a health care professional before using this product
Serving Size   1 Tablet
Servings Per Container  60
Amount Per Serving   % DV
Biotin    333.00 mcg   111% 
Biotin    333.00 mcg   111% 
Alpha lipoic acid    300.00 mg   ** 
Alpha lipoic acid    300.00 mg   ** 
 ** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients:  Polyacrylate polymer (gelling agent), Polyacrylate polymer (gelling agent), Calcium Phosphate, Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide, Silicon Dioxide, vanilla and beet root powder, vanilla and beet root powder

No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.

Storage Instructions:  Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Jarrow Formulas Los Angeles, CA 90035-4317
Health Notes

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Used for AmountWhy
Neuropathy
600 to 1,200 mg a day 3 stars[3 stars]
Taking alpha lipoic acid may improve insulin sensitivity and help protect against diabetic complications such as nerve damage.
Type 1 Diabetes
600 to 1,200 mg a day3 stars[3 stars]
Supplementing with alpha lipoic acid may protect against diabetic complications, such as nerve and kidney damage.
Type 2 Diabetes
600 to 1,200 mg a day3 stars[3 stars]
Taking alpha lipoic acid may improve insulin sensitivity and help protect against diabetic complications such as nerve damage.
Migraine Headache
600 mg per day 2 stars[2 stars]
In a small double-blind trial, supplementing with alpha-lipoic acid significantly reduced the frequency of migraine attacks.
Vitiligo
Refer to label instructions 2 stars[2 stars]
In one study, supplementing with a combination of antioxidants including alpha-lipoic acid increased the effectiveness of ultraviolet light therapy.
Glaucoma
Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
Alpha lipoic acid may improve visual function in people with some types of glaucoma.
Hepatitis
Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
In one trial, a combination of alpha lipoic acid, silymarin, and selenium led to significant improvements in liver function and overall health in people with hepatitis C.

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a vitamin-like antioxidant, sometimes referred to as the "universal antioxidant" because it is soluble in both fat and water.1 ALA is manufactured in the body and is found in some foods, particularly liver and yeast.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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