Foods rich in Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)

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

Benefits

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