2. Slows down the aging process
Since ancient times people have sought a magic potion to prevent or at least delay the inevitable aging process. While the idea of maintaining a youthful appearance into extreme old age remains in the realms of fiction, evidence shows ALA supplements can slow down aging. For instance, by increasing antioxidant levels ALA improves the body’s capability to resist cell damage, the primary cause of those characteristic signs of aging. Some experts attribute ALA’s anti-aging role to its ability to reduce oxidative stress.