Alpha-lipoic acid

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is an organic compound made naturally in the body. It functions as a coenzyme in chemical reactions that generate energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).* It also demonstrates other healthy activity within the body.* Food sources of ALA include red meat, spinach, broccoli and yeast 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Natural Medicines. Comprehensive Database. Therapeutic Research Faculty, 2003.