Nutrition cause

Foods rich in Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Aipoic acid, also known as α-lipoic acid and alpha lipoic acid and thioctic acid is an organosulfur compound derived from octanoic acid. ALA is made in animals normally, and is essential for aerobic metabolism.

Positive effects are seen in diabetic patients

Protective Factor
0 effects
Measured in mg

Caution

Does not go well with Medium chain triglycerides since they compete with absorption

Recommended Dosage

Positive effects are seen in diabetic patients, with exercise training

Related to Foods rich in Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

Foods rich in Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) Health Benefits

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome

Minor Decrease

Needs research

1 study

Neuropathy Sensory outcome
Neuropathy
Sensory

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Inflammation
Lymphatic

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Minor Decrease

Needs research

1 study

Low birth weight Maternity outcome

Minor Increase

Needs research

1 study

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