I've read about CLA and ALA (alpha lipoic acid) to help treat insulin resistance. Anyone have any experience with or knowledge of these supplements? I know diet and exercise are huge factors in increasing insulin sensitivity but I was wondering if... (more)
As a result of cowpooling a grass-fed animal, I've been reading a lot about conjugated linoleic acid. However, I'm confused about whether CLA is a saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated fat? I'm particularly curious about whether it gets... (more)
I'm trying to find a CLA supplement that is based on vaccenic or rumenic acid, the more beneficial forms of CLA. This would be in contrast to all of the CLA supplements I've found, which come from some soy extract.
I got some 10% mf yogurt today and it's made with whole milk, creme, milk protein concentrate, and bacterial cultures. I've been struggling to get enough calories so this yogurt and whole milk with every meal and snack are my only options. My... (more)
Everyone raves about how CLA is effective as a fat burner, but they also say it can raise your blood sugar. I once got some CLA suppliments and tried them for a day and a half but then because of this I chickend out and returned them. It also said... (more)
I'll have the opportunity to purchase a whole pastured lamb soon, and was wondering about the CLA content of the meat versus say... Beef. They both work out to be around the same price per pound. Since I've read that Sheep milk has a higher CLA... (more)