Antioxidant and Metabolism Support
Serving Type: Capsule
Available In Sizes: 60 capsules
Lipoec 400 contains 400mg of alpha-lipoic acid, the only antioxidant soluble in fat and water. As such, alpha-lipoic acid provides extensive antioxidant activity throughout the body, and this is further supported by its ability to regenerate other antioxidants including glutathione, coenzyme Q10 and vitamins C and E. Lipoec 400 also provides nutritional support for glucose metabolism.
- Involved in the chelation and elimination of metals in the body.
- Provides nutritional support for healthy glucose metabolism.
- Assists in the maintenance of healthy eyes.
- Lipoec 400 is pharmaceutical-grade and contains no hexane or solvents.
IngredientsEach capsule contains:
Adults: Take 1 capsule once to three times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
- If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.
- Always read the label. Use only as directed.
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