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Alpha lipoic acid: all its properties

The alpha lipoic acid is one of the antioxidants that contributes in the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Found within the food we eat daily, Alpha Acid Lipoic (ALA) is a fatty acid of vital importance for the human body because it protects cells from oxidative stress.

Higher quantities are found within red meat (especially heart and liver), but also in some green vegetables, potatoes, tomatoes and rice bran; it has been recommended for the following illnesses:

  • diabetes, because it intervenes favourably on sugar metabolism increasing insulin efficiency and lowering glycemia;
  • neuropathy, because it limits damage caused by free radicals on the peripheral nervous system, protecting it from a dangerous decline;

Alpha Acid Lipoic properties

According to recent studies, alpha acid lipoic is able to perform an interesting protective action on cardiovascular functionalities, primarily by inhibiting cholesterol LDL oxidation, the main risk factor faced during atherosclerotic illnesses.

Alpha Acid Lipoic is part of many biochemical functions, the main ones are:

  • energy metabolism;
  • antioxidant properties against free radicals;
  • loss of weight.

The antioxidant properties of this molecule result in an excellent anti-aging tool which contributes in preserving the correct functional and structural integrity of tissues and some vital organs, it also proves to be a precious aid in optimizing glucose metabolism, which is another cause of aging.

The alpha acid lipoic molecule is used within sports as a food supplement, combined with other antioxidants, to protect the body from the damage caused by oxygen free radicals.

LThanks to Ke Forma studies the ALA DETOX has been formulated, an Alpha acid lipoic and acetyl cysteine food supplement with riboflavin (Vit B2) and selenium which contribute in protecting cells from oxidative stress.


The most common daily Alpha acid lipoic dosage consists in 300-600 mg, for a period of at least three weeks.

Regarding the Ke Forma food supplement Ala Detox, 1 capsule per day taken with lots of water before one of the meals is sufficient.

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