Derived from natural safflower oil, CLA inhibits lipoprotein lipase, an enzyme that breaks down fat from our diets. Once the fat is broken down, it is stored in the body. By suppressing this enzyme, CLA helps reduce the amount of fat that is broken down and, therefore, the amount of fat that is deposited and stored.*
Combined with a balanced diet and exercise, CLA can help you lose body fat, and keep it off. You may drop a clothes size or two without yo-yoing between weight loss and gain.*
Dr. Pariza’s initial research suggested two important possibilities. First, that CLA helps reduce body fat, and second, that it helps maintain lean muscle tissue. These initial findings attracted great interest, and a surge of scientific studies and research followed.
CLA does your body good. But you’re getting less than you used to. *
CLA stands for conjugated linoleic acid—a fatty acid known for promoting good health. CLA is already in the foods we eat. But there’s less of it now.
Beef and dairy used to be our biggest source of CLA. But diets have changed over the past 30 years. We eat more low-fat dairy now. And cows eat more grain than grass. These changes have drastically reduced the amount of CLA we all consume.
Today, the recommended daily dose of CLA is 2 grams. To achieve that level through your diet, you would have to consume more than 2 gallons of ice cream, 3 pounds of beef, or almost 2 gallons of whole milk. Every day.
Fortunately, scientists developed a proprietary process to convert the linoleic acid of pure safflower oil into CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)—making it easy to take advantage of CLA’s many benefits.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease