Life Extension Super CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) Blend With Sesame Lignans 1000 mg Softgels
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) refers to a group of positional and geometric isomers of linoleic acid, which are found primarily in meat and dairy products. Life Extension Super CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) Blend With Sesame Lignans has been shown in a number of studies to have a wide variety of benefits with regards to the immune system, cardiovascular protection, blood sugar maintenance, lipid profiles and body composition. In studies that support the use of Life Extension Super CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) Blend With Sesame Lignans in a weight loss program, the amount of CLA used varies from 1.8 to 3.4 grams per day. Those studies included:
- A study that showed no benefits when more than 3.4 grams per day were used.
- Another study on human subjects that showed an increase in lean body mass over a 12 week period.
- A six month study on healthy or overweight adults showed CLA decreased body fat mass in specific regions of the body for all participants.
- Another six-month study on healthy overweight people showed that supplementation with CLA prevented weight gain during the holiday season. Modest loss in fat mass has been shown using 3.2 grams per day of CLA.
Sesame lignans have been shown to stimulate fatty acid oxidation in the liver,100 help prevent the oxidation of CLA, and help stimulate lipolysis (fat breakdown). Supplement to be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise program. Results may vary.
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