Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplements For Diabetes Patients
Diabetic patients face vitamin and nutrient deficiency due to frequent urination. Previous studies show taking multivitamin tablets each day acts as the first line of defense against a number of infections. Diabetes patients are
So prevention from the infections is key for diabetes patients. To protect against infections, diabetes patients need to take supplementary multivitamins that balance nutrient deficiencies. A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine says the incidence of infection is lower in those diabetes patients who take supplementary multivitamin tablets compared with those who didn't. According to Debra Spector MS, RD, CDN, a Dietitian-Nutritionist serving Nassau and Suffolk counties says diabetes patients should take dietary multivitamin supplements containing Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) along with other important vitamins and nutrients.
Alpha-Lipoic acid : This is an antioxidant and also known as thioctic acid. A healthy body produces Alpha-Lipoic acid. Alpha-Lipoic acid helps in energy production function of body cells which turn glucose (or sugar) into energy. Helps us in improving aerobic metabolism of the body. Alpha-Lipoic acid is easy to absorb as it is soluble in both water and fat. But studies show eating foods containing Alpha-Lipoic acid did not raise significant Alpha-Lipoic acid levels in the body. There is a number of foods that can provide us chemical like Alpha-Lipoic acid in small amounts. Some of the foods containing Alpha-Lipoic acid are
Some benefits of Alpha-Lipoic acid are
Rare side effects with the consumption of Alpha-Lipoic acid is
Supplements should be taken on empty stomach for better absorption in the body and our body can absorb about 30 to 40 percent of Alpha-Lipoic acid supplement. Studies unable to recommend dosage but an individual should try to take 20 to 50 mg of Alpha-Lipoic acid supplements daily.
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Tests to diagnose infection diseases are
Studies show eating following may prevent infection diseases
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