Can an Antioxidant Help You Lose Weight?

An antioxidant that helps you lose weight?
Is this for real? Yes!

Alpha-lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant that is made in the human body’s energy-producing cells. One great thing about Alpha-lipoic acid is that it is both a water-soluble and fat-soluble antioxidant. This gives it a tremendous advantage over other antioxidants, as it can work in every cell and tissue of the human body. Alpha-lipoic acid is linked with many health benefits including lowering blood sugar levels, lowering inflammation, slow skin ageing, multiple sclerosis and improved nerve function

Now you can add weight loss to this list as well. Long-term Alpha Lipoic Acid supplementation resulted in body mass index loss, greater antioxidant enzyme synthesis and less potential for inflammation in overweight adults. It also Improved cellular energy in some individuals given the supplement.If you want to look at this trial, clinical as NCT00765310. The body only makes small amounts and this is one of the reasons why we turn to foods and supplements to optimise our intake.

Alpha-lipoic acid is found naturally in several foods. Good sources of alpha-lipoic acid include:

  • Red meat
  • Organ meats like liver, heart, kidney, etc.
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Potatoes
  • Green peas
  • Rice bran

If you are thinking of a supplement that may help with weight loss and help lower inflammation in the body then Alpha lipoid acid may help you on your way to a healthier weight loss!

Try Liposomal Alpha lipoid acid from Vitamunda, a brand that says no to additives!

Edward O’Reilly

Lifestyle Pharmacist. 

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+353 87 205 1039

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