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Thursday, May 28, 2009

What is CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid)?



Conjugated linoleic acid refers to a group of chemicals found in the fatty acid linoleic acid. Dairy products and beef are the major dietary sources.

CLA might help reduce body fat deposits and improve immune function.

An average diet supplies 15-174 mg of conjugated linoleic acid daily.
  • Safe, effective and innovative ingredient for functional foods & beverages and dietary supplements
  • Naturally sourced from safflower oil
  • Comprised of a 50:50 mixture of the two bioactive isomers found naturally in diet: cis-9,trans-11 trans-10, cis-12
  • Available in multiple forms for easy formulation in foods -ISO, HAACP, Kosher, GMP registered
  • Extensive human clinical trials – prove effectiveness and safety in optimizing body composition
  • WARF patents on performance – body fat reduction
  • Enable strong label claims to consumer
  • FDA GRAS in multiple food applications - 3.0 gm/day

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