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Lipoic Acid Use and Functional Outcomes after Thrombolysis in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke and Diabetes

This is an interesting article on the benefits of alpha lipoic acid in treating ischemic stroke. It would be valuable to know if there are benefits to supplementing with lipoic acid to prevent stroke or minimize the effects. Alpha-lipoic acid (aLA) is a strong antioxidant commonly used for treating diabetic polyneuropathy. Previously, we demonstrated the […]

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Anti-aging tricks from dietary supplement seen in mice

This study demonstrates the effect of alpha lipoic acid on short telomeres and suggests that many chronic diseases, including atherosclerosis, are the result of shortened telomeres (the end-caps of our chromosomes).  While this study suggests that alpha lipoic acid acts to lengthen telomeres through its stimulatory effect on the enzyme telomerase, more recent studies suggest […]

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Caloric Restriction: Understanding the Genetic Basis and How Alpha Lipoic Acid Fits Into the Picture

It has been reasonably well-established that the practice of “caloric restriction” (fasting or intermittent fasting) has a favorable impact on overall health and well-being and possibly the extension of life.  Recent research studies have identified the genetic pathway (mTORC1) that is impacted by caloric restriction and offered insights into how the benefits of CR might […]

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Mobility Limitation Key to Healthy Aging

New JAMA Study Highlights Mobility Limitation as Key to Healthy Aging A review of clinical articles published between 1985 and 2012 confirms that increased physical activity and exercise are extremely important for healthy aging, announces Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of premium performance nutritional products focused on maintaining functional ability in older individuals. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) […]

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Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls—One Step at a Time: National Fall Prevention Awareness Day The first day of Fall coincides with the National Council on Aging’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day, announced Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of complementary products for countering neuromusular damaging oxidative stress and for maintaining healthy joints. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Center for […]

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Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging: It’s in Your Genes but New Research Study Suggests You Can Take Steps to Shift the Balance. September is Healthy Aging Month and a new research study points to genetics and lifestyle factors as critical to a healthy lifespan, announced Ethical Alternative products, supplier of premium products for countering oxidative stress and maintaining […]

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LifeTime Costs of Type 2 Diabetes

The Lifetime Costs of Type 2 Diabetes Can be Reduced by Reversing or Delaying the Progression from PreDiabetes A recent study has demonstrated for the first time that the lifetime costs of Type 2 diabetes can be reduced substantially with appropriate interventions at the pre-diabetic stage, announced Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of premium grade alpha […]

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Oxidative Stress & Nervous System Aging

New Research on Oxidative Stress and Nervous System Aging: Mechanism for Age-Related Deficits Proposed. Oxidative stress is implicated in normal aging, mediated by the loss of muscle innervation and axonal degeneration in the peripheral nerves. The ThioGel brand of solubilized alpha lipoic acid from Ethical Alternative Products has a proven track record of effectively managing […]

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Healthy Aging: What it Means

Healthy Aging: 3 People Who Are Changing What it Means to Age In light of a recent article on agingcare.com called “3 People Who Are Changing What it Means to Age” written by Anne-Marie Botek, Ethical Alternative Products (EAP) has decided to weigh in on what it means to age in a healthy way. The […]

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The Dynamic Duo

 The Dynamic Duo: Ethical Alternative Products Answers the Call  Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The incidence of pre-diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in developed countries and is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes and it’s life-threatening complications. Alpha lipoic acid, the powerhouse natural substance, continues to be recognized as an effective means to ameliorate […]

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