(alpha-linolenic acid) An omega-3 fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms, considered essential because the body cannot make it from simpler substances.
alpha lipoic acid - a chelator. see also http://home.earthlink.net/~moriam/HOW_TO_buy_DMSA.html alternate meaning: the abbreviation ALA is also used for "alpha lenoleic acid" which is an essential fatty acid. On this list it is NOT used to mean this (almost never)-- rather, it is used for alpha lipoic acid, the chelator. This list is about chelation. However, you might see the other meaning (referring to the essential fatty acid) in books, or on supplement labels, etc.
The Super Antioxidant, considered to be more effective than Vitamin A, C & E combined and known to be 400 times stronger than Vitamin C. Its primary function is to assist in cell metabolism and to aid in the production of collagen and elastin; restoring skin elasticity, which helps to remove fine lines and wrinkles.