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Description
Shed Excess Water
  • Tighten*
  • Tone*
  • Define*
  • Mineral Support*

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts

As a dietary supplement for adults, take each serving of 4 capsules with 12-16 ounces of water. Use for 4-5 days at a time, then discontinue use for a minimum of 7 days before retaking the product. Please note: We highly recommend drinking a minimum of 6 glasses of water daily. MORNING: Take 4 capsules with food. MID-AFTERNOON: Take 4 capsules with food.

Athlete Disclosure: Due to the unique restrictions of amateur and professional sports organizations (WADA, NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, UIL, etc.) It is recommended that you consult with the appropriate governing body before taking this or any other dietary supplement.

NOTE: Do not exceed recommended daily intake. Use only as directed.

Serving Size 4 Capsules
Servings Per Container 20
Amount Per Serving % DV
Diuretic Blend 1200.00 mg **
 Prickly Chaff Flower extract Uva-Ursi extract Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) L-Taurine **
L2 Extreme Blend 1175.00 mg **
Dandelion Extract 1000.00 mg **
Magnesium (as Magnesium Aspartate) 100.00 mg **
Potassium (as potassium aspartate) 50.00 mg **
Vitamin B6 (pyroxidine hcl) 25.00 mg **
Folic Acid 0.25 mg **
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate, Capsule Shell (Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide and FD&C Blue #1)

Warning: DO NOT USE IF PREGNANT OR NURSING. Consult a physician or licensed qualified health care professional before using this product if you have a family history of any medical condition, including but not limited to allergies to the Asteraceae/Compositae family, diabetes, pancreatitis, heart, live, or kidney disease, GI irritation or if you are using any other dietary supplement, prescription drug or diabetic therapy drugs. Exceeding recommended dosage may cause adverse side effects, including but not limited to weakness, muscle cramps, skin rash, diarrhea, dehydration, dizziness, or join pain. Discontinue use and call a physician or licensed health care professional immediately if you experience any of the side effects mentioned above.

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Health Notes

Conjugated Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acid
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Obesity
Dose: 3.2 to 4.2 grams daily
Though the evidence is conflicting, some studies have shown CLA to be effective at helping people lose body fat. (more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Conjugated linoleic acid may play a role in reducing body fat. Research has reported that CLA supplementation produces minor gains in muscle size and strength in weight-training men.(more)
Prostate Cancer
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Preliminary research suggests that CLA might reduce the risk of cancers at several sites, including breast, prostate, colorectal, lung, skin, and stomach.(more)
Breast Cancer
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Preliminary research suggests that CLA might reduce breast cancer risk.(more)
Obesity
Dose: 3.2 to 4.2 grams dailyA double-blind trial found that exercising individuals taking 1,800 mg per day of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) lost more body fat after 12 weeks than did a similar group taking a placebo.1 However, two other studies found that amounts of CLA from 0.7 to 3.0 grams per day did not affect body composition.2, 3 Most double-blind trials have found that larger amounts of CLA, 3.2 to 4.2 grams per day, do reduce body fat;4, 5, 6, 7 however, one double-blind study of experienced strength-training athletes reported no effect of 6 grams per day of CLA on body fat, muscle mass, or strength improvement.8
References

1. Thom E, Wadstein J, Gudmundsen O. Conjugated linoleic acid reduces body fat in healthy exercising humans. J Int Med Res 2001;29:392-6.

2. Mougios V, Matsakas A, Petridou A, et al. Effect of supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid on human serum lipids and body fat. J Nutr Biochem 2001;12:585-94.

3. Zambell KL, Keim NL, Van Loan MD, et al. Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation in humans: effects on body composition and energy expenditure. Lipids 2000;35:777-82.

4. Riserus U, Berglund L, Vessby B. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) reduced abdominal adipose tissue in obese middle-aged men with signs of the metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled trial. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 2001;25:1129-35.

5. Smedman A, Vessby B. Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation in humans-metabolic effects. Lipids 2001;36:773-81.

6. Blankson H, Stakkestad JA, Fagertun H, et al. Conjugated linoleic acid reduces body fat mass in overweight and obese humans. J Nutr 2000;130:2943-8.

7. Whigham LD, Watras AC, Schoeller DA. Efficacy of conjugated linoleic acid for reducing fat mass: a meta-analysis in humans. Am J Clin Nutr 2007;85:1203-11.

8. Kreider RB, Ferreira MP, Greenwood M, et al. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation during resistance training on body composition, bone density, strength, and selected hematological markers. J Strength Cond Res 2002;16:325-34.

Athletic Performance
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a slightly altered form of the essential fatty acid linoleic acid. Animal research suggests an effect of CLA supplementation on reducing body fat.1, 2 Controlled human research has reported that 5.6 to 7.2 grams per day of CLA produces only non-significant gains in muscle size and strength in experienced and inexperienced weight-training men.3, 4, 5 A double-blind study of a group of trained men and women reported reduced body fat in the upper arm after 12 weeks of supplementation with 1.8 grams per day of CLA.6 Further research using more accurate techniques for measuring body composition is needed to confirm these findings.

References

1. West DB, Delany JP, Camet PM, et al. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid on body fat and energy metabolism in the mouse. Am J Physiol 1998;275:R667-72.

2. Park Y, Albright KJ, Liu W, et al. Effect of conjugated linoleic acid on body composition in mice. Lipids 1997;32:853-8.

3. Ferreira M, Krieder R, Wilson M. Effects of CLA supplementation during resistance training on body composition and strength. J Strength Conditioning Res 1998;11:280.

4. Kreider RB, Ferreira MP, Greenwood M, et al. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation during resistance training on body composition, bone density, strength, and selected hematological markers. J Strength Cond Res 2002;16:325-34.

5. Lowery LM, Appicelli PA, Lemon PWR. Conjugated linoleic acid enhances muscle size and strength gains in novice bodybuilders. Med Sci Sport Excer 1998;30:S182 [abstract]

6. Thom E, Wadstein J, Gudmundsen O. Conjugated linoleic acid reduces body fat in healthy exercising humans. J Int Med Res 2001;29:392-6.

Prostate Cancer
Dose: Refer to label instructionsPreliminary animal and test tube research suggests that conjugated linoleic acid might reduce the risk of cancers at several sites, including breast, prostate, colorectal, lung, skin, and stomach.1, 2, 3, 4
References

1. Cesano A, Visonneau S, Scimeca JA, et al. Opposite effects of linoleic acid and conjugated linoleic acid on human prostatic cancer in SCID mice. Anticancer Res 1998;18:1429-34.

2. Thompson H, Zhu Z, Banni S, et al. Morphological and biochemical status of the mammary gland as influenced by conjugated linoleic acid: implication for a reduction in mammary cancer risk. Cancer Res 1997;57:5067-72.

3. Ip C. Review of the effects of trans fatty acids, oleic acid, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and conjugated linoleic acid on mammary carcinogenesis in animals. Am J Clin Nutr 1997;66(suppl):1523S-29S [review].

4. Parodi PW. Cows' milk fat components as potential anticarcinogenic agents. J Nutr 1997;127:1055-60 [review].

Breast Cancer
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Preliminary animal and test tube research suggests that CLA might reduce the risk of cancers at several sites, including breast, prostate, colorectal, lung, skin, and stomach.1, 2, 3, 4 Whether CLA will have a similar protective effect for people has yet to be demonstrated in human research.

References

1. Cesano A, Visonneau S, Scimeca JA, et al. Opposite effects of linoleic acid and conjugated linoleic acid on human prostatic cancer in SCID mice. Anticancer Res 1998;18:1429-34.

2. Thompson H, Zhu Z, Banni S, et al. Morphological and biochemical status of the mammary gland as influenced by conjugated linoleic acid: implication for a reduction in mammary cancer risk. Cancer Res 1997;57:5067-72.

3. Ip C. Review of the effects of trans fatty acids, oleic acid, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, and conjugated linoleic acid on mammary carcinogenesis in animals. Am J Clin Nutr 1997;66(suppl):1523S-29S [review].

4. Parodi PW. Cows' milk fat components as potential anticarcinogenic agents. J Nutr 1997;127:1055-60 [review].

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a slightly altered form of the essential fatty acid linoleic acid.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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1.0

Ineffective

By kimelaine

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      Comments about Cellucor® L2 Extreme:

      I followed the instructions and GAINED 3 POUNDS!! I'm so disappointed. I won't be buying this product again!

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      5.0

      LOVE LOVE LOVE

      By jennjenn1205

      from Winston Salem, NC

      About Me Health Enthusiast , Work Out Regularly

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      Pros

      • Easy To Take
      • Effective

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        Best Uses

        • Men
        • Weight Loss
        • Women

        Comments about Cellucor® L2 Extreme:

        I've tried NUMEROUS products out there for water retention, and NONE of them have ever worked! This product is by far...the BEST out there! In the first two days you see a very significant difference in your water retention. Definitely Recommend!

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        4.0

        Great product

        By analyzethis25

        from San Francisco, CA

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        Pros

        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • No jitters
        • No Side Effects
        • Works quickly

        Cons

        • Expensive
        • Lasts only a few weeks
        • Need to take many

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Women

        Comments about Cellucor® L2 Extreme:

        I am using this with OxyElite Pro and workout almost everyday. Great results, seeing definition in abs again. Killing myself at the gym, but this is making it worth the pain when you can see the difference.

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