CLA is a naturally occurring trans isomer of linoleic acid, which may benefit body composition and support weight control. It is unique in structure because of the location of the double bonds in the linoleic acid molecule. Recent research shows that the specific isomers c9,t11 and t10,c12 play key roles in many of CLA's physiological properties. In a preliminary human study involving 60 overweight subjects, conjugated linoleic acid supported healthy body fat mass. Several animal studies explore possible mechanisms of CLA, including the ability to maintain healthy fat deposition, promote lipolysis in adipocytes, moderate energy intake, and maintain healthy energy expenditure and metabolic rate.* Pure Encapsulations concentrated, improved potency CLA provides an average of 77% total CLA, and contains the main isomers c9,t11 and t10,c12 in a 39:39 ratio.* CLA has been shown to play an important role in promoting a healthy body composition. The use of CLA for nutritional purposes is covered under one or more of the following patents: 5,017,614; 5,428,072; 5,430,066. This product is sourced from Tonalin brand. It is derived from safflower oil using a patented process.
CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) 1,000 mg.
- each softgel capsule contains:
- calories - 10
- total fat - 1 g.
- vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol) - 10 i.u.
- conjugated linoleic acid complex - 1,000 mg.
- pure conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) - 770 mg.
- other ingredients: gelatin capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water, carob)
- 3–5 capsules per day, in divided doses, before meals.