Lipoic acid is a potent natural insulin mimicking compound. It is a nutrient the body can make. It is also a very powerful antioxidant. Lipoic acid may help speed recovery, increase endurance, and give you fuller muscles.
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A coenzyme, essential for the oxidation of alpha-keto acids, such as pyruvate, in metabolism.