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se patients taking CLA supplements experienced significantly more fat loss than control patients.

The researchers administered either 3.4 grams (g)/day (d) of ClarinolTM CLA or a placebo of olive oil to 118 overweight or obese patients. After six months, results showed that in patients receiving CLA, body fat mass decreased by 2 kilograms (5.6 percent of their starting weight) more than the placebo group. Results were significant as early as three months after starting the CLA, with men losing more fat from their abdomens and women losing more fat from their abdomens and legs.

"With the significant increase in obesity, it is important to find healthy ways to decrease body fat," said Sandra Einerhand, Ph.D., Director Nutrition & Toxicology at Lipid Nutrition in the Netherlands and lead study author. "CLA has proven to be both safe and effective in helping overweight and obese people in reducing body weight, waist/hip ratio and BMI and may be a viable supplement option in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise."

Environmental Factors Associated with Ulcerative Colitis: A Large Population-Based Case-Control Study [Abstract 902]

Environmental factors have long been associated with disease development and prevention. Investigators from the Christchurch School of Medicine and Hospital in New Zealand evaluated potential environmental factors that may affect the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), specifically ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease. They found several factors that exerted possible protective effects against the diseases, including breast-feeding, number of home occupants early in life, and the presence of a home vegetable garden.

Researchers distributed a questionnaire to 668 UC patients, 715 Crohn's disease patients and 599 control patients, receiving 95.2 percent, 94.4 percent and 84 percent response rates, respectively. The questionnaire investigated more than 70 p
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Contact: Aimee Frank
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301-941-2620
American Gastroenterological Association
22-May-2006


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