Redcon1 Basic Training Series CLA 101: is a naturally occurring, omega-6 fatty acid found in plant oils and foods like eggs, dairy products, and red meat, but only in small levels. CLA is considered a healthy trans fat. To receive the amounts of CLA needed to achieve favorable changes in body composition through foods alone, you’d need to consume far too much dietary fat.
Fortunately, the benefits of CLA can be achieved through supplementation. A number of studies have demonstrated that when combined with an exercise regimen, CLA can help improve lean muscle mass, increase fat loss, and support a healthy metabolism.