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Alpha Lipoic Acid ALA

Antioxidant

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£18.49

Product Overview

Product Overview

What is Alpha Lipoic Acid?

As a dietary supplement, Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) acts as a powerful antioxidant where it works to break down free radicals which are harmful by-products of energy production.

Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits

ALA has a unique ability, amongst antioxidants, in that it can remain active in both water and fat lipid environments. This means it can help protect most areas of the body against the damaging effects of free radicals.

Who is Alpha Lipoic Acid Suitable For?

ALA is commonly used by athletes or individuals that are actively taking part in high-intensity exercise with little rest periods. It is best taken immediately post work-out.

Key Benefits

  • Powerful antioxidant breaking down free radicals
  • Easily mixed and added to your shake
  • Can be used by all types of athletes

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement we recommend consuming 100mg, 1 - 3 times daily.

Add half an MP mini scoops (100mg) to your preferred amount of water or fruit juice and consume immediately.

1 x level MP Plastic Scoop (mini) weighs 230mg (0.23g).

Ingredients

This product is 100% Alpha Lipoic Acid with nothing added or taken away.

Nutritional Information

100% Alpha Lipoic Acid

Customer Reviews

Summary

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Reviewed on 15/02/2013 by

cap it!

The Alpha Lipoic Acid ALA has a burning taste when mixed in a glass of water. I cap it ad just use 600mg for appetite suppression.

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Reviewed on 10/01/2013 by

Myprotein Alpha Lipoic Acid ALA needs to be drunk quickly. Also I would recommend drinking cranberry juice immediately followed, this reduces the amount of burning.

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Reviewed on 10/01/2013 by

"This product needs to be drunk quickly, also i recommend drinking cranberry juice immediately followed, this reduces the amount of burning to nearly 0%."

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5

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Reviewed on 19/06/2012 by

"It is worth noting that ALA is used for heavy metal poisoning as it binds to metals, if someone is metal toxic without knowing it and they take ALA they will become very sick unless they know what they are doing with it. I take it for this reason on a very specific schedule and dosage. For me it is an essential component of my recovery."

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Reviewed on 20/12/2011 by

"People are right about the...taste? It doesn't seem to have one, but it is definitely like swallowing red-hot chillis. It burns. It is also immiscible with a thin fluid, so I mix it into a paste of turmeric powder, ALC, beta-alanine, MgCl2, and black pepper. Then dilute down with fruit juice. But you can still feel the ALA. Not sure if it works, but I'm sure it does, Review 10 is very hard to argue with."

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Reviewed on 25/06/2011 by

"I've not been using this myself long enough to comment on effectiveness but the evidence is all available online.. the one thing i will say is this stuff BURNS. Just 200mg in half a litre of water with a range of other supps in my preworkout shake and it still hurts a lot, you need a glass of water ready to drink immediately after. There's mention online of using DURING workouts, but there is no way i could sip water with this in. It does make me wonder if it's harmful to your system. Makes your urine smell very chemical for hours afterwards as well. So all in all it works, but regardless of whether your one of the 'stop your whining and neck it!' brigade this is a very uncomfortable supp to get down you."

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4

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Reviewed on 30/04/2011 by

Effective product from my extensive reading a great addition to a liver health bundle. Get in caps it is more expensive but this burns however you try to ingest it.

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5

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3

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Reviewed on 21/04/2011 by

"Price effective solution as part of your liver protection bundle, if you can afford it buy the capsules. Best to mix in a drink as it tickles the throat and is quite hard to ingest without coughing."

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Reviewed on 12/08/2010 by

"I tried this mixed with L Carnitine, BCAA and whey protein powders + berry fruits & coconut milk. I thought I'd knocked some chillie powder or cayenne pepper into the mix. Added some fresh lime juice and stevia powder to take the edge off. Probably better in capsules."

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Reviewed on 09/04/2010 by

"I put the powder in capsules and it makes a very cost effective supplement,"

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