Benefits of CLA
CLA - Conjugated Linoleic Acid - is not a new discovery as some
magazines would have you believe. However, a better understanding of its
effects are leading to potential applications that are extremely new
and exciting. CLA was discovered by accident in 1978 by Michael W.
Pariza at the University of Wisconsin while looking for mutagen
formations in meat during cooking.
Although all the intricacies of CLA are not fully understood, it is
widely accepted in the research community that CLA counterbalances the
negative effects of linoleic acid and regulates fat and protein
metabolism in animals. Pariza, director of the Food Research Institute
at the University of Wisconsin said, "growing body of data indicates
that CLA is a newly recognized nutrient that functions to regulate
energy retention and metabolism".*
Precise CLA Intake
CLA occurs naturally in foods such as milk, cheese, beef, and lamb as
well as many processed foods. One processed food in particular that's
high in CLA is Cheez Wiz®. But getting enough CLA from your diet for the
preferred benefit would require considerable intake of these types of
foods. This is not only impractical, but would also have a seriously
negative impact on your metabolism due to the high caloric penalty you
As an adult dietary supplement, take one Softgel with each meal. Do not combine with chitosan-based supplements.
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