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Alpha Lipoic Acid
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
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Function: Antioxidant; energy production; potentiates the effects of vitamins C and E

Sources: Liver, yeast, potatoes, spinach, red meat

RDA: None given

Optimal Intake: 50-100 mg

Deficiency Signs: No specific symptoms given, but people with diabetes and diabetic neuropathy tend to benefit from supplementation.

Toxicity: None known

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