Alpha Lipoic Acid is a fatty acid found naturally inside every cell in the body. The body requires ALA to produce energy for our bodies normal functions. ALA is helpful in converting glucose into energy.
Besides acting as a prime area energy producer for our bodies, it is also an excellent anti-oxidant and has been shown to increase insulin sensitivity.
Since ALA has such insulin efficiency benefits, you should also include this supplement at times when your carbohydrate intake is at its highest level.