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This fatty acid might naturally help with Crohn’s disease

Posted January 7, 2014

Researchers discovered a fatty acid that could curb inflammation associated with Crohn’s disease. Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) was found by researchers to help reduce Crohn’s activity and improved quality of life, in addition to being well tolerated. If you haven’t asked your doctor about supplementing with CLA, you may want to consider a discussion about the potential benefits if you have Crohn’s disease.

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Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) May Benefit Patients with Crohn’s Disease

Posted January 10, 2013

In an open-label study involving 13 patients with mild to moderately active Crohn’s disease (CD), supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) for a period of 12 weeks was found to be associated with decreases in disease activity and increases in quality of life in patients with CD.

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Is This Underdog Fatty Acid the Best Way Reduce Cardiovascular Disease?

Posted January 6, 2013

New research that examined the results of a multitude of studies suggests that there may be a discernible link between alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) consumption and the reduction of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

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CLA shows anti-inflammatory potential for Crohn’s patients

Posted December 1, 2012

Daily supplements of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may benefit intestinal health, suggests new data from a study with Crohn’s disease.

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CLA’s potential heart benefits linked to protein regulation

Posted June 19, 2012

The potential heart health benefits of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may be linked to its ability to alter protein expression in platelets, says a new study that may explain some of the anti-atherogenic effects of the fatty acids.

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Cocoa intake and arterial stiffness in subjects with cardiovascular risk factors

Posted April 30, 2012

To analyze the relationship of cocoa intake to central and peripheral blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and carotid intima-media thickness in subjects with some cardiovascular risk factor.

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