Alpha-lipoic acid protects from bone loss

Emerging role of alpha-lipoic acid in the prevention and treatment of bone loss

Osteoporosis is a chronic disease associated with decreased bone density. Pharmacological treatments are often limited, and a new interest in the use of naturally occurring compounds is growing. Alpha-lipoic acid is a naturally occurring compound with antioxidant properties, and current data indicate that alpha-lipoic acid protects from bone loss. More details can be found in the study.
Roberts JL, Moreau R.
Emerging role of alpha-lipoic acid in the prevention and treatment of bone loss.
Nutr Rev. 2015 Feb;73(2):116-25.

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