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Alpha Lipoic Acid Energy Production, Antioxidant Activity and Health Effects (Oxidative Stress and Disease)

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Published by CRC .
Written in English


  • Nutrition,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Life Sciences - Biochemistry,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Science / Biochemistry,
  • Life Sciences - Cytology,
  • Health aspects,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Thioctic acid

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMulchand S. Patel (Editor), Lester Packer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9426445M
ISBN 101420045377
ISBN 109781420045376

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The book is divided into three sections: Section I: Discovery and Molecular Structure reviews the early studies leading to the discovery of alpha-lipoic acid and explains the molecular structure, biosynthesis, and the characterization of lipoic acid and its chemical derivatives.   It was encouraging to finally read a book that validated my experience with lipoic acid. This book explains a-lipoic acid in layman's terms and sheds light on the value of this nutrient. As a Type I diabetic of 36 years, I have essentially reversed diabetic neuropathy by taking mg of a-lipoic acid per day.5/5(5).   After consulting a physician about Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA), he injected it into the two patients and their livers regenerated and have lived with fully functioning livers well into their 80’s. Dr. Berkson would go on to publish journals and research about Alpha Lipoic Acid and has since become known as the “Father of Alpha Lipoic Acid.”.   This remarkable coenzyme, which occurs naturally in younger bodies but gradually diminishes with age, may very well be one of our best defenses against disease and aging. In this balanced and informative book, Burt Berkson, M.D., shows you how supplementing your diet with alpha lipoic acid might help: • Protect against heart diseaseBrand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

In this balanced and informative book, Burt Berkson, M.D., shows you how supplementing your diet with alpha lipoic acid might help: Protect against heart disease Prevent or treat complications of diabetes Prevent the progression of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease Protect against cancer and strokes Fight chronic liver disease 4/5(1).   Alpha lipoic acid is also called thioctic acid or just lipoic acid and abbreviated ALA — but don't confuse it with the other ALA, alpha linoleic acid – which is an omega fatty acid. Alpha lipoic acid is produced in small amounts in the mitochondria, which, you may remember from science class, is the “powerhouse” of a cell. Nature's Bounty Alpha Lipoic Acid Pills, Helps Fight Free Radicals in the Body, mg, 90 Capsules out of 5 stars 35 CDN$ CDN$ 99 (CDN$ /Count). Alpha Lipoic Acid. Alpha lipoic acid (lipoic acid, thioctic acid, acetate replacing factor, biletan, lipoicin, thioctacid, thioctan) is a fat-soluble, sulfur-containing, vitamin-like antioxidant. 19 Alpha lipoic acid increases intracellular glutathione and regenerates ascorbic acid, vitamin E, coenzyme Q10, and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide.