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How can gamma linolenic acid (GLA) help me burn fat?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Gamma linolenic acid (GLA), an omega-6 fatty acid, is found in plant oils like evening primrose and black currant seed. It not only reduces inflammation, but also convinces fat cells to release excess fat. At the cellular level, GLA helps reduce the amount of inflammation in a given fat cell by not allowing it to suck in and store excess fat that creates bloating.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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