ALA is an organic compound in the body and is present within mitochondria, which are the powerhouse of the cells.ALA is an antioxidant, Antioxidants protect against damage to the body cells, meaning that it can neutralise harmful compound called free radicals that damage our cells in the body.
USES AND BENEFITS:
1. Raises our body immunity
ALA has anti oxidative effects, it could help people with impaired immune systems, such as HIV patients.It can also raise your immunity against flue or influenza
2. Liver Protections
ALA has an anti-inflammatory effects that are important for protecting our liver against diet-induced damage and non-fatty alcoholic liver disease.
3. Potential aid for diabetes
ALA reduces insulin resistance and lower blood sugar level in our body and lower the risk of diabetes complications. Its ability to kill free radicals may help people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy,who have pain,burning,itching,tingling and numbness in arms and legs from nerve damage.
4. Reduces nerve pain
ALA can reduce the pain, numbness,and abnormal sensations caused by nerve damage. Most of the time, the damage is caused by the oxidative stress placed on the nerves by chronic diseases such as diabetes and kidney failure.
5. Reduces blood pressure and lower heart disease risk factor
ALA neutralises free radicals and reduce oxidative stress,which causes damages to our heart. It also helps to dilate our blood vessels properly, which lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke and lowers blood pressure.
6. Lower Cholesterol
ALA increases “good” high-density lipoprotein(HDL) cholesterol while lowering “bad” low-density lipoprotein(LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides.
7. Weight Loss
ALA’s ability to enhance calorie burning and promote weight loss while your body composition may improve as fat is gradually replaced by lean muscle. 8. Reduces inflammation