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Conjugated linoleic acids.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18607227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has been studied extensively in both animal and human models. CLA supplementation has been attributed to provide several health benefits that are based largely upon animal and in vitro studies. Recent literature suggests that CLA supplementation possesses an anti-adipogenic role. However, the results of studies in humans have not been as consistent in this regard as anticipated from animal models. In addition to body composition, CLA also recently has been investigated in terms of exercise performance. The following review summarizes the most recent scientific investigations relative to CLA supplementation and its effects upon body composition and exercise performance. Additionally, recent investigations into the safety of CLA supplementation also are reviewed.
Bill Campbell; Richard B Kreider
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current sports medicine reports     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1537-8918     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Publication Date:    2008 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-08     Completed Date:  2008-08-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101134380     Medline TA:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science, University of South Florida, FL, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Body Composition / drug effects*
Dietary Supplements
Exercise* / physiology
Linoleic Acids, Conjugated / administration & dosage*,  metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Linoleic Acids, Conjugated

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