Lipoic acid properties
PROPERTIES OF LIPOIC ACID
Characteristics of lipoic acid
Alpha-lipoic acid, also known as thioctic acid or lipoic acid, is a coenzyme; for some time was considered a vitamin. This acid is produced by the body itself so can not be regarded as a true vitamin or essential nutrient.
The properties of this component as a participant in energy production and as an antioxidant in recent years have been increasingly praised.
It is said that the antioxidant properties of this component is much stronger than those of such well-known as vitamin C or vitamin A. Even as it has been shown capable of renewing antioxidants in the body by increasing its power.
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