Alpha Lipoic Acid

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Alpha Lipoic Acid
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Alpha Lipoic Acid Simple Report

  • Supplement: Alpha Lipoic Acid
  • Supplement Category: antioxidants
  • Number of Products Containing Alpha Lipoic Acid: 16
  • Effectiveness Rating: 3 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 1
  • Effective Dosage Range: 1.2 - 1.8 grams per day

Alpha Lipoic Acid Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for alpha lipoic acid is 3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for alpha lipoic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Alpha Lipoic Acid

There is one study in the database on alpha lipoic acid; the research rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for alpha lipoic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Alpha Lipoic Acid

Products Names Amount of Alpha Lipoic Acid
Cell-Tech Next Gen 100mg
ThermoShred 100mg
Rising Labs Fortitude 150mg
Hard Charger 10mg
Thermo Slim 400mg
Full list of all 16 products containing Alpha Lipoic Acid.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase weight loss


The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on alpha lipoic acid dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 1.2 to 1.8 grams per day, the average dose being 1.5 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Alpha Lipoic Acid.


Title of Study
Effects of Alpha-Lipoic Acid on Body Weight in Obese Subjects