This (antioxidant) nutrient is manufactured in the body, but in low, often insufficient amounts. ALA promotes the activity of vitamin C and E, which aid in metabolism. ALA is suggested to produce energy in muscles and aid in converting calories to energy. ALA helps maintain normal blood sugar levels, as it is both water and fat soluble. ALA supports the nervous system and normal liver function, and promotes nerve cell health.
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