He wrote a very good book about lipoic acid and its functions in
the body. Lipoic acid is made in
great abundance by the body when
you are young, and it is especially concen
trated in the liver. However, with age, your body's en
ous production of lipoic acid is decreased, so supplemen
tation is very effective for liver problems. It also decreases insulin resistance, it is both a water soluble and lipid soluble antioxidant, it chelates heavy metals, it has two sulfer groups.