The Multi- talented Conjugated Linoleic Acid ( CLA )

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.

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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