2 doctors weighed in:
Whats alpha-lipoic acid?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Antioxidant
Alpha-lipoic acid (ala) is an antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell, where it helps turn glucose into energy.
Antioxidants generally neutralize free radicals, which cause inflammation in the body . Studies support the use of al:a for diabetes, but not for weight loss.

In brief: Antioxidant
Alpha-lipoic acid (ala) is an antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell, where it helps turn glucose into energy.
Antioxidants generally neutralize free radicals, which cause inflammation in the body . Studies support the use of al:a for diabetes, but not for weight loss.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
48 years in practice
55M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors