Not all fats are created equal.
Some of them are simply used for energy, while others have powerful health effects.
CLA (short for Conjugated Linoleic Acid) is a fatty acid that belongs to the latter group (1).
It is found naturally in beef and dairy, and has been shown to cause fat loss in many studies (2).
CLA is actually one of the most popular weight loss supplements in the world, and some believe that it can have other health benefits as well (3).
This article takes a detailed look at CLA and its effects on your weight and overall health.
CLA Stands For Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Let me explain exactly what Conjugated Linoleic Acid is
Linoleic acid is the most common Omega-6 fatty acid, found in large amounts in vegetable oils but also in smaller amounts in various other foods.