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Old 05-14-2007, 08:12 PM   #121
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OH, YEAH ... I'm also adding these pills (150 fat calories!) to my ******, just to stay on target.
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Old 05-16-2007, 08:00 AM   #122
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how to take cla liquid?

I've been mixing a 1/2 tblsp. of the cla netrition liquid in my coffee, but it tastes horrible. Im doing induction again and wondering if there is anything allowed on induction like a shake or something to mix it in. Thanks.

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Old 05-16-2007, 10:12 AM   #123
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You can add it to protein shakes. That actually helps with any queezy feeling you may get the first couple days from the extra oils. Come join our monthly cla/gla thread. we will be glad to have you

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Old 09-11-2007, 03:02 PM   #124
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CLA/GLA question

I was just at the health store and picked up some CLA. I couldn't rember the name borage so I asked about GLA and evening primrose has GLA in it.
The lady at the health store said that was the same as borage????

What do you think?
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Old 09-12-2007, 11:03 AM   #125
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The Borage has the highest content of gla so less pills to take, and the primrose tended to give some of us bad headaches plus more pills to take, so we stick with the Borage for a better value all around . Be sure to read the actual gla content on the back of the bottles
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Old 09-13-2007, 11:29 AM   #126
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Hello all,
I live in Canada so went to Nutter.s and got CLA it says 1000mg take 1-2 3x daily BEFORE MEALS. I found GLA in Evening Primrose Oil 500mg has 50 mg of GLA in it says take 1 softgel 4-6 times daily. What doses the GLA do????
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Old 09-13-2007, 11:30 AM   #127
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Thankyou for info I will use up the Evening Primrose and than get the Borage oil.
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Old 09-13-2007, 12:08 PM   #128
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Old 09-18-2007, 07:20 PM   #129
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I hope I'm posting this in the right thread this time


Okay a little help here please!!!! My bottles read as follows:
CLA-1000MG
Tonalin 2,000 (2g)
Safflower Oil
Contains: 78-84% Conjugated Linoleic Acid
Servings 2 softgels
[COLOR="Red"]So do I take 5 a day? [/COLOR]
Borage Oil 1050 mg
Gamma Linolenic Acid: 240mg
other fatty acids:Linolecic Acid: 296mg, Olleic Acid: 120mg,Palmitic Acid: 85mg,Stearic Acid:60mg
[COLOR="red"]So do I need to take 5 of these, Sorry I am so confused.[/COLOR]
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I had been taking capsules and just opened my bottle of liquid CLA. It doesn't taste bad at all, to my surprise. But my problem is, how do you measure it? I have two sets of measuring spoons and neither has a 1/2 tbsp measure. There are 3 tsp to a tbsp, so I could theoretically measure out 1.5 tsp, but that is really kind of a pain! What do others do?

I ate it off the spoon today, but am thinking about ways to incorporate it into my diet. I'm not doing protein shakes yet as I'm just entering OWL and I want to kind of figure out what's going on with my body before I add anything. Also my protein powder is why concentrate which is technically dairy and I'm not on that rung yet. Can you heat CLA? Would it work in my flax muffin?
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Old 09-19-2007, 03:31 AM   #131
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You need 5 of the Tonalin Brand and 2-4 of the Borage Oil caps a day

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I have a 1/2 Tbsp measuing spoon I use, but Tom just uses a regular tsp. I cant answer about heating it. I haven't heard of anyone trying that yet
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Old 09-19-2007, 05:58 AM   #132
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Hi, I also have a question for you guys. I'm reading an article of CLA, and it says that it's for people with hypothyroidism. I don't know, but I don't think there's anything wrong with my thyroids. Will taking CLA/GLA benefit me? Most importantly, will it mess wtih my thyroids since it was okay to begin with?
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Old 09-20-2007, 03:56 PM   #134
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Hi I'm very new to this site. Do you take the tonalin and borgae oil with food at different times of the day or all at one time.

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Old 09-26-2007, 12:52 PM   #135
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luckylychee, I don't have thyroid problems and it doesnt hurt me. I think it meant that it helps those with hypothyroidism but not just for them

Lisa, welcome to the site , glad to have you with us. We keep a monthly cla/gla thread thread going, so please come there for anymore questions and lots of great support !!!

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Trisha,

Well, it's been a long wait, but I finally got the OK from my naturopathic doctor to take the CLA/GLA combo.
Don't know if you remember or not, but a while back, I had to stop the GLA due to a neurological disorder, so I did a lot of research, printed it out, and brought it to the doctor today. He read it over carefully, and to make a long story short, he calmed my fears with some rational sound advice.

Am I happy? You bet your gazones, I am!

Tomorrow I start back, and resume my routine, and in two weeks time, I'm sure I will see results. I did stop on my own accord, because I did become concerned, but I feel that with a little research and doctor's approval, I am a lot more secure using the combo.
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:11 PM   #137
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Trisha,

Well, it's been a long wait, but I finally got the OK from my naturopathic doctor to take the CLA/GLA combo.
Don't know if you remember or not, but a while back, I had to stop the GLA due to a neurological disorder, so I did a lot of research, printed it out, and brought it to the doctor today. He read it over carefully, and to make a long story short, he calmed my fears with some rational sound advice.

Am I happy? You bet your gazones, I am!

Tomorrow I start back, and resume my routine, and in two weeks time, I'm sure I will see results. I did stop on my own accord, because I did become concerned, but I feel that with a little research and doctor's approval, I am a lot more secure using the combo.
sazzie, Now thats great news !! Be sure to join us on the monthly threads at http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/vi...ml#post9264978
I'm glad you got your Dr.'s ok. I cant stress enough that since we dont know anyones health problems or what meds you are taking, to please check with your Dr. before trying ANY suppliments so there is no conflict with what your already taking. Looking forward to seeing you back on the monthly thread sazzie
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I have been a low caber for 3 years now ,Iam just starting on cla and gla, was just wondering how does your body get rid of the fat ?

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Old 09-28-2007, 02:16 PM   #139
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I have been a low caber for 3 years now ,Iam just starting on cla and gla, was just wondering how does your body get rid of the fat ?
Welcome to the site texaslady . You picked a great place to come to for support

I'm not real good at explaining things. Not exactly sure how your body does get rid of it, but I do know it works

Its like the cla breaks up the fat in your cells and the borage oil (gla) washes it away and helps prevent re-gain. The CLA builds lean muscle so thats why you dont see a big jump on the scale but continue to lose inches

Come and join us on the monthly cla/gla threads. We would like to get to know you better and all your questions can be answered there. We have alot of really great helpful members there. Hope to see you there

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I found it somewhere, but I can't find it again. . .why should one not that the CLA/GLA at the same time? I did that for a long time, then saw that one is not supposed to.
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Old 10-01-2007, 09:21 AM   #141
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Thanks for the reminder. Here is the post about that....



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By the way, the article I read about CLA competing for absorption is not about the combo with GLA; I re-read it and it's about Omega 3 (e.g., Fish Oil, Flax Oil, etc.) You're supposed to leave a 3-hour window between these supplements. It didn't say anything about doing this with Borage Oil, but I'm spacing them out just in case!
Omega-3 Fatty Acids:
Though scores of people still refuse to believe it, your body MUST have an arsenal of good fat present in order to burn the fats that are prone to cellular storage. Omega-3s are vital to hundreds of processes within the body - many of which are closely associated with metabolic enzymes and hormones that help the body use fat for energy.

If you're taking CLA, don't eat your Omega-3s at the same time. They will compete against each other for absorption. Leave at least a 3 hour window when taking both.

CLA:
Fat burners may come and go, but Conjugated Linoleic Acid is still the undisputed king of fat burning. Aside from scouring the body for expendable fat stores and inhibiting the actions of lipoprotein lactase, CLA also helps spare lean muscle tissue from being catabolized, boosts immune system response, decreases insulin resistance and is non-stimulating.

It is one of the industry's most researched compounds, and has been shown to work remarkably in a number of human trials.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:22 AM   #142
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Hi Trish,
Thanks for the help. I moved my CLA to late in the day and was taking the Borage Oil in the morning. The CLA disturbed my stomach when I went to bed. I am thinking about taking them both in the morning again. I'll save my flax seed oil for the evenings.
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Old 10-01-2007, 02:03 PM   #143
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:06 AM   #144
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Thanks for all of the great info on these supplements. What other products would you recommend from the netition web site. There is so much; I'm a little overwhelmed. Any food items as well?
Thanks a lot in advance....
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:22 AM   #145
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Old 01-16-2008, 10:40 AM   #147
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LOL Mikki, are you lost??

Hi Susan, we usually have a pretty big order. Try the de vincis SF syrups, but not sure if they ship them in the winter cuz of the glass bottles. we also get the flax meal, Powdered Erythritol, Diabetisweet brown sugar, LorAnn Oils, Xylitol Sweetener for cooking. Mcanns steel cut oats are awesome, but not for induction. we tried the Oh Yea protein bars but they were pretty chalky. Brain freeze here but if I remember anything else, I'll come back

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Old 01-16-2008, 10:41 AM   #148
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:43 AM   #149
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I bought Tonalin CLA 1000mg and Borage oil 500mg at Walmart yesterday.

My question is if the the recommended daily dosage of CLA is 3400mg am I still suppossed to take five 1000mg capsules of CLA?

Also, do you take both the CLA and Borage Oil in the am at the same time?

And my last question is if you decide to up your dosage of Borage Oil to 4 caps instead of 2 do you split this up or take all four at once?

Sorry for all the questions, I'm sure that some are redundant but it's hard to find the answers throught the search feature because CLA and GLA are in almost all of the posts! :blush:
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Hey Brownie!!
How're ya doing??

There is a whole group of people taking these supplements and they are very helpful and knowledgeable.

How about coming on over and asking your questions:

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