Tag: conjugated linoleic acid

Research Round-Up: Organic Food, Olive Oil, Weight Loss

Organic Milk and Meat are Healthier
Milk and meat from organically farmed animals provide up to 50 percent more omega-3 fatty acids than that from conventionally farmed animals. Researchers from nine countries reviewed 196 studies on milk and 67 studies on meat. Organic meat also was found to have lower levels

Ask the Doctor: Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supplements

Q. Do conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplements provide health benefits?

A. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), found naturally in meat and milk, is a polyunsaturated fatty acid. Some supplement manufacturers claim that CLA can help you lose weight, build muscle, and fight diseases such as cancer and diabetes. However, the scientific evidence

Weighing Red Meat Risks

Many people view red meat as a guilty pleasure, and expert groups, including the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, advise us to cut back. Some research suggests eating a lot of red meat may increase risk of premature death, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and certain cancers, especially colorectal cancer. At

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