Item: Kordel's Alpha Lipoic Acid 200mg 2 x 50's
Alpha-lipoic acid is a fatty acid found naturally inside every cell in the body and is essential for the production of energy for the body's normal function. Alpha-lipoic acid converts glucose (blood sugar) into energy. It can be produced by the body and can also be found in very small amounts in foods such as spinach, broccoli, brewer's yeast and organ meats. The need for supplementation is dependent on an individual’s lifestyle and diet. , a supplement containing ALA may be useful.
For diabetics: If ALA is taken together with insulin or anti-diabetic medications, blood glucose levels may fall drastically, causing hypoglycaemia.
To avoid hypoglycaemia:
- Blood glucose levels should be monitored by a doctor.
- If necessary, anti-diabetic drug dosages should be adjusted by a doctor.
Take 3 capsules daily before meals.