Why Are Americans So Fat?
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) has been shown to reduce body fat in animals and
inhibits fat storage by enhancing the ability of cell membranes (other than fat cells) to open up and allow the absorption of fats and other nutrients.
CLA promotes the growth of muscles by letting nutrients into
active muscle cells. That's why CLA has become such a popular supplement among body builders.
The fat reducing mechanism of CLA involves the rejuvenation of cell membranes in the muscles and connective tissues to allow fats to enter freely in order to generate energy and growth. This
effect of CLA on cell membrane function is an enhancement of
insulin sensitivity that may help in the overall treatment of Type II diabetes.
CLA builds muscle, reduces body fat, while protecting against
atherosclerosis and a host of aging-related diseases. CLA
pushes glucose (blood sugar) into muscle and connective
tissue cells instead of letting it turn into bodily fat.
also reduces protein degradation (catabolic metabolism) that occurs
with advancing age. Body builders are using CLA to help them shape their bodies. It can help develop a better-looking as well as a healthier body. The anti-cancer benefits of CLA have been documented in many studies, not only as a means of preventing cancer,
but as an effective adjuvant cancer therapy. In short, the CLA supplements
produced by Twin Lab can facilitate proper fat transport, thereby increase muscle mass and energy.
CLA supplementation was also shown to improve the lean mass to body fat ratio, decreasing fat deposition. especially on the abdomen, and enhancing muscle growth. One mechanism whereby CLA reduces body fat is by enhancing insulin sensitivity so that fatty acids and glucose can pass through muscle cell
membranes and away from fat tissue. This results in an improved muscle to fat ratio.
Clinical studies have shown that CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) promotes the loss of body fat. CLA is a distinctive type of naturally occurring Essential Fatty Acid. Fatty Acids perform many biological regulatory functions in the body.*
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