CLA,Conjugated Linoleic Acid, is a naturally occurring fatty acid found in both meat and dairy products but it cannot be produced by the human body. Although it is naturally occurring in these food items, it is in very small quantities. To truly obtain enough CLA to illicit a response, but not ingest too much saturated fat from animal products, it needs to be ingested in supplemental form.
When taken in proper dosages CLA
- shown to boost the immune system
- increase metabolic rate
- keep cholesterol levels in check
Backed by Scientific Research
A large number of studies have been conducted on the efficacy of CLA supplementation. Time and time again, these studies demonstrated that CLA not only helped with body fat loss, but it contributed to lean mass gains as well. At least 1.4 to 3 grams of CLA per day needs to be consumed to achieve results. CLA, which is derived from safflower oil, is a linoleic acid that is converted to Conjugated Linoleic Acid.