Melatonin and Alpha Lipoic Acid Important for Cardiovascular Health

A recently published study investigated the cardio-protective role of the antioxidants melatonin and alpha lipoic acid. Melatonin is a hormone secreted from the pineal gland that regulates the sleep-wake cycle, as well as provides significant antioxidant activity. Alpha lipoic acid is a potent antioxidant that is unique as it is both water and fat-soluble, allowing it to function in all areas of the body. (more…)