Body Fat, CLA, Energy Expenditure and Energy Loss in the Excreta
Conjugated linoleic acid has gotten much press as a PPAR-gamma ligand, an intracellular messenger that deals with how the cells burns energy.
This study, done in mice, shows that CLA does effect the way individual cells burn off energy. Keep an eye on this issue-it will definately pop up as the new “weight loss wonder” in the next few years.
Nutrition.org — Abstracts: Terpstra et al. 132 (5): 940 –