Claimed to be backed by clinical research, Tonalin CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) claims to be an all natural solution to weight loss. Tonalin CLA works very differently as compared to other weight loss products. It focuses on blocking the lipoprotein lipase, which separates fats from foods. By doing this weight is lost and at the same time muscle mass is increased.
While an interesting take on weight loss, the question remains; Is this actually effective? Or is this just another product with head-in-the-cloud claims, but a reality significantly lower? We decided to find out.
Tonalin CLA is licensed by the German based BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH. BASF produces ingredients for a wide range of products. In addition to health and wellness products, BASF also produces cosmetics for skin and hair, as well as home and industrial cleaning products. Tonalin CLA can be purchased from online retailers such as DrugStore.com, to stores such as Walmart, Walgreens and Target.
When people eat a lot of fatty foods, the excess fat doesn’t end up getting converted into energy as is originally intended. Instead this excess gets absorbed into fat cells by the lipoprotein lipase. What Tonalin CLA does is counter and block this enzyme, making sure unused fat goes to muscle cells instead. This prevents the user from having to deal with weight gain. Tonalin CLA also activates another enzyme that helps the muscles burn fat as well, especially with a strict diet plan as well as daily exercise.
Although this is an interesting way to tackle the problem of weight gain, not everyone saw the results they were looking for, especially if they did not diet and exercise right.
The sole ingredient in this product is CLA, also known as conjugated linoleic acid. CLA is a naturally occurring ingredient that comes from safflower oil, and can also be found in meats and dairy products. CLA is used to block the lipoprotein lipase, so that fat from foods isn’t absorbed into the body. This unused fat is then turned over to the muscles, where it is burned.
Tonalin CLA’s official website claims that there are no serious adverse effects of this product with prolonged use. However there are users that have reported stomach pains and diarrhea.
Unlike potentially dangerous diet pills that are made in laboratories, Tonalin CLA is all natural. Also unlike diet pills that are full of stimulants, this product is relatively free of adverse effects. This is also unlike products on the market that contain ephedra or ephedra-like substances such as synephrine, which are known to cause side effects such as high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.
Unlike other diet pills, Tonalin CLA does not focus on some of the important aspects of weight loss. In particular, there is no mention as to suppressing the appetite, nor is there any mention of burning fat or boosting the metabolism in any way. There is also no mention of raising energy levels.
Even though there is mention that results are best seen when including diet and exercise, there are no diet plans provided, nor are there any mentions of any exercise routines to follow. For people that are new to the health and wellness world, they may well feel at a loss of direction, thinking that use of these capsules is the most important aspect.
Some people may still be more hesitant and not want to spend money on something they aren’t sure about. That why free samples are such a great idea. Unfortunately there are no free samples with this product, nor is there any mention of a money-back guarantee.
Tonalin CLA is unique in the way that it claims it can help people lose weight. What leaves us skeptical however, is that it doesn’t address the major points that practically all other diet pills address.
Tonalin CLA takes an interesting approach to weight loss that a lot of other diet pills don’t. However just because it’s unique, that doesn’t mean it’s the best means of losing weight. This product is not known to help either burn fat or suppress appetite, which are two major factors that are included in weight loss. And that is just two factors! There are better diet pills on the market that are geared to deal with these issues. Even though it may sound like an intriguing idea, you may not get the results that you want with this product.
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