A newly discovered form of R-lipoic acid is being hailed as the "next-generation" antioxidant powerhouse. This breakthrough occurred by converting the biologically active "R" form of lipoic acid to sodium-R-lipoic acid, which is absorbed up to 21 times better in the body than pure R-lipoic acid. Not only does the new lipoic acid formulation reach higher peak blood levels, it also achieves them up to 12 times faster than R-lipoic acid, ensuring rapid uptake from the plasma into the tissues. A recent study showed that oral ingestion of Super R-lipoic acid reached peak plasma concentrations within just 10-20 minutes of supplementation.
What's more, unlike other forms of lipoic acid, Super R-lipoic acid is more stable in the body. The increased stability of this enhanced formulation is the reason for its greater absorption and bioavailability compared with R-lipoic acid.
The superior antioxidant effects of R-lipoic acid are already well known for supporting healthy mitochondrial function. Now, Super R-lipoic acid provides more potent benefits for preserving youthful cellular energy levels.
1 vegetarian capsule, 60 servings per container
Contains rice. Bio-Enhanced™, Stabilized Na-RALA® (as sodium R-lipoate providing 210 mg of R-Lipoic acid).
Rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), Vegetable magnesium stearate.
Take one to two capsules daily as tolerated, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Take capsules at the same time, preferably on an empty stomach.
Does Not Contain
milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Does not contain sugar, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.
CAUTION: If you are sensitive to changes in blood sugar and/or being treated for diabetes with blood sugar–lowering drugs, please consult with your physician before supplementing with R-lipoic acid. In this context, start with a low dose and assess for effect. Inform your physician should you notice any changes while taking this product. WARNINGS: Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed recommended dose. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged. If you have a bad reaction to this product discontinue use immediately. When using nutritional supplements, please inform your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Serving Size is 1 vegetarian capsule*Daily Value (DV) not established.
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