Effectiveness Rating for Conjugated Linoleic Acid's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well conjugated linoleic acid is able to decrease body fat. The overall rating for this claim is 2.2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Conjugated Linoleic Acid to decrease body fat may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Conjugated Linoleic Acid's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 5 studies in the database on conjugated linoleic acid; the confidence rating is 100. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Conjugated Linoleic Acid Dose to Decrease Body Fat

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
4g 3x per day 12g
3.2g once daily 3.2g
1.7g twice daily 3.4g
3g once daily 3g
3.5g once daily 3.5g


Title of Study
Six months supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid induces regional-specific fat mass decreases in overweight and obese
The role of conjugated linoleic acid in reducing body fat and preventing holiday weight gain
Effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on weight loss and body fat composition in a Chinese population
Effects of milk supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (isomers cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12) on body composition and metabolic syndrome components
Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation for 8 weeks does not affect body composition, lipid profile, or safety biomarkers in overweight, hyperlipidemic men