Alpha Lipoic Acid
The overall rating for alpha lipoic acid is 3 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.
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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|
|Start Pre-Training||Amount not listed.|
|Full list of all 21 products containing Alpha Lipoic Acid.|
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|