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conjugated linoleic acid
Conjugated linoleic acid, also known as CLA, is a type of fat found in beef and dairy products. Although research shows that consuming CLA supplements reduces body fat and increases muscle mass in mice and other animals … they haven't been proven to work any better than placebo pills in the majority of human studies …Suzanne Schlosberg, Shape

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“CLA.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/CLA. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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