Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that's in many foods, and it's made naturally in our bodies. Alpha-lipoic acid supplements may help with type 2 diabetes. Several studies have found that they can improve insulin resistance. Studies have also found that alpha-lipoic acid supplements can help with neuropathy -- nerve damage -- caused by diabetes or cancer treatment. They seem to reduce symptoms like pain, tingling, and prickling in the feet and legs. It may also help protect the retina from some of the damage that can occur in people with diabetes.
Indications: Stress. Arteriosclerosis. Premature aging. Arthritis, diabetes. Hypertension and malignancy. As an aphrodisiac.
Uses: Diabetes control. Weight management.
Helps to suppress appetite. Ensures easy weight loss. Maintains normal blood glucose levels. Promotes healthy cholesterol levels. Helps stimulate digestion.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is naturally found in the cells of the body as an anti-oxidant. Antioxidants have a beneficial role in helping the body fight damaging effects of particles known as free radicles. CoQ10 is present in certain foods but can also be taken as a supplement.