Effectiveness Rating for Conjugated Linoleic Acid's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well conjugated linoleic acid is able to increase weight loss. The overall rating for this claim is 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 increase weight loss may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Conjugated Linoleic Acid's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

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 3 studies in the database on conjugated linoleic acid; the confidence rating is 60. 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 Increase Weight Loss

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
3.2g once daily 3.2g
1.7g twice daily 3.4g
3.5g once daily 3.5g


Title of Study
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
Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation for 8 weeks does not affect body composition, lipid profile, or safety biomarkers in overweight, hyperlipidemic men