CLA’s role in fat loss is very well documented within the Sport and Health Supplement industry. However, it also seems to deliver some lesser known health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and bone mineral density, anti-cancer properties, improved immune response, and cardio-protective components!
It seems we might only be scratching the surface of all that CLA has to offer!!
(Kreider, Wilborn, Taylor et al. 2010; Pariza, Park and Cook, 1999)
Kreider, R, B., Wilborn, C, D., Taylor, L., Campbell, B., Almada, A, L. et al. (2010). ISSN exercise & sport nutrition review: research & recommendations. Journal of the international society of sports nutrition. 7: 7.
Pariza M, W., Park, Y., & Cook, M, E. (1999). Conjugated linoleic acid and the control of cancer and obesity. Toxicol Sci. 52: 107-110.