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Antioxidants: Alpha-Lipoic Acid

Alpha-lipoic acid (with or without acetyl-l-carnitine) decreases insulin resistance while augmenting the body’s antioxidant defenses. If you have any degree of metabolic syndrome (low HDL cholesterol, high serum triglycerides, a tendency to gain weight in the abdomen, a tendency toward high blood pressure) or have a personal or family history of obesity or type 2 […]