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A review on effects of conjugated linoleic fatty acid (CLA) upon body composition and energetic metabolism

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, April 2022
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Title
A review on effects of conjugated linoleic fatty acid (CLA) upon body composition and energetic metabolism
Published in
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, April 2022
DOI 10.1186/s12970-015-0097-4
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Authors

Tatiana Ederich Lehnen, Marcondes Ramos da Silva, Augusto Camacho, Aline Marcadenti, Alexandre Machado Lehnen

Abstract

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is highly found in fats from ruminants and it appears to favorably modify the body composition and cardiometabolic risk factors. The capacity of CLA to reduce the body fat levels as well as its benefic actions on glycemic profile, atherosclerosis and cancer has already been proved in experimental models. Furthermore, CLA supplementation may modulate the immune function, help re-synthetize of glycogen and potentiate the bone mineralization. CLA supplementation also could increase the lipolysis and reduce the accumulation of fatty acids on the adipose tissue; the putative mechanisms involved may be its action in reducing the lipase lipoprotein activity and to increase the carnitine-palmitoil-transferase-1 (CAT-1) activity, its interaction with PPARγ, and to raise the expression of UCP-1. Although studies made in human have shown some benefits of CLA supplementation as the weight loss, the results are still discordant. Moreover, some have shown adverse effects, such as negative effects on glucose metabolism and lipid profile. The purpose of this article is to review the available data regarding the benefits of CLA on the energetic metabolism and body composition, emphasizing action mechanisms.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 330 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 64 19%
Student > Master 58 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 12%
Researcher 31 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 6%
Other 56 17%
Unknown 65 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 63 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 42 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 34 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 8%
Sports and Recreations 22 7%
Other 66 20%
Unknown 81 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 143. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 February 2023.
All research outputs
#245,139
of 23,073,835 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
#89
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#7,328
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
#88
of 851 outputs
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