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Conjugated Linoleic Acid or CLA are a family of at least 28 isomers of linoleic acid found mostly in the meat and dairy products derived from ruminants. They are also been developed in supplements used for slimming down.
Consumerlab.com tested 10 brand name supplements to see if the labels advertised the correct amount of CLA contained in them, if the solid supplement forms properly disintegrated in the stomach and if there were any harmful levels of contaminants present. Of the 10 supplements tested two failed for containing significantly less CLA than their labels indicated (Muscle Pharm CLA Core and Primaforce Max CLA). The other 8 supplements passed the test and correctly promise the exact amount of CLA in their products.
The study also examined the cost per dosage of the supplements. It found that per same dosage across the brands the cost varied widely. Vitacost Tonalin XSCLA was found to be the most affordable source. Check out Supplement World for all your supplement and CLA purchases. Make sure to get the right amount promised for your money.