ALA is often called the "universal antioxidant" since it helps neutralize cell-damaging free radicals in both the water-soluble and fat-soluble compartments of the cell.* This means a more supportive antioxidant action.* ALA also helps us to produce usable energy from the foods we eat.**  Note: Unless otherwise noted, this product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our natural products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.