CLA

$35.95

NPN: 80016116

The premium ingredient in Herbal Magic's CLA "Tonalin" is the purest and highest quality CLA available.

Individuals taking Herbal Magic’s CLA formula may notice decreases in abdominal size, body fat and body inches. Investigations in healthy, overweight or obese individuals have shown CLA to be well tolerated and safe to take to aid in decreasing body fat mass.

CLA can be useful for those with abdominal, thigh, hip, and/or buttocks fat accumulation, those who want to reduce fat mass while preparing for events such as holidays, vacations and celebrations, or those who want to reduce fat mass following holiday seasons and vacations.

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CLA                                   NPN 80016116

GENERAL INFORMATION

Herbal Magic’s CLA formula is intended to help decrease body inches and fat, and increase energy. Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, can be extracted from a variety of sources. Herbal Magic’s CLA formula uses CLA extracted from safflower oils, as safflower oil is rich in CLA. Individuals taking Herbal Magic’s CLA formula may notice decreases in abdominal size, body fat and body inches. Investigations in healthy, overweight or obese individuals have shown CLA to be well tolerated and safe to take to aid in decreasing body fat mass.

RECOMMENDED USES

  • Primary Use: May help to support a modest reduction in fat mass and a modest improvement to body composition when used with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity.

MECHANISM OF ACTION 

Research Suggests

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, refers to a group of conjugated dienoic isomers of linoleic acid, that have been tested extensively and shown to produce a variety of health benefits. CLA is found in various sources including dairy products, meats, and some vegetable oils. CLA has been shown to promote many beneficial effects on body composition including helping promote a decrease in body fat and an increase in lean muscle mass. Research in healthy, overweight individuals demonstrates a reduction in body fat mass in the legs and abdomen which results in decreases in the waist–hip ratio.[i],[ii]

Studies in healthy, overweight men and women demonstrate CLA increases the feelings of fullness and satiety, and decreases the feeling of hunger.[iii]

Holiday seasons have been shown to contribute to an increase in weight during adulthood. Research has indicated CLA supplementation in overweight adults, during holiday seasons and similar lifestyle activities may help prevent weight gain during the holiday season known.[iv]

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE

Adults: Take 2 capsules 3 times daily or as directed by your health care practitioner. Take with food. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 months.

CAUTIONS AND WARNINGS

For adult use only. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if your goal is to achieve weight loss.

DISEASE/CONDITION INTERACTIONS

Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are obese or have cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors (e.g. high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or triglycerides). Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you have CVD, diabetes, metabolic syndrome or 

insulin resistance. Known Adverse Reactions: Some people may experience gastrointestinal upset.

FORMULATION

Medicinal Ingredients:

Conjugated linoleic acid (synthetic from safflower oil)

[CLA] ……………............................................................... 800 mg

Non-medicinal Ingredients:

Gelatin, glycerin, water, caramel colour.

[i] Gaullier JM, Halse J, Høivik HO et al. Six months supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid induces regional-specific fat mass decreases in overweight and obese. Br J Nutr. 2007;97(3):550-60.

[ii] Gaullier JM, Halse J, Høye K, et al. Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation for 1 y reduces body fat mass in healthy overweight humans. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004;79(6):1118-25.

[iii] Kamphuis MM, Lejeune MP, Saris WH, et al. Effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation after weight loss on appetite and food intake in overweight subjects. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003;57(10):1268-74.

[iv] Watras AC, Buchholz AC, Close RN, et al. The role of conjugated linoleic acid in reducing body fat and preventing holiday weight gain. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007;31(3):481-7. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE

Adults: Take 2 capsules 3 times daily or as directed by your health care practitioner. Take with food. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 months.

CAUTIONS AND WARNINGS

For adult use only. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if your goal is to achieve weight loss.

DISEASE/CONDITION INTERACTIONS

Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are obese or have cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors (e.g. high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or triglycerides). Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you have CVD, diabetes, metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance. Known Adverse Reactions: Some people may experience gastrointestinal upset.

FORMULATION

Medicinal Ingredients:

Conjugated linoleic acid (synthetic from safflower oil)

[CLA] ……………............................................................... 800 mg

Non-medicinal Ingredients:

Gelatin, glycerin, water, caramel colour. 

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