Conjugated Linoleic Acid
In this Article
- What other names is Conjugated Linoleic Acid known by?
- What is Conjugated Linoleic Acid?
- How does Conjugated Linoleic Acid work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Conjugated Linoleic Acid.
Do not use medicinal amounts of conjugated linoleic acid if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have diabetes. There are concerns that taking conjugated linoleic acid can worsen diabetes.
- You have a condition called metabolic syndrome. There are concerns that taking conjugated linoleic acid can increase the risk of getting diabetes.
- For reducing body fat in obese patients, a dose of 1.8 to 7 grams per day has been used. However, doses greater than 3.4 grams per day do not seem to offer any additional benefit.
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