Beyond pain relief, GLA helps the body retain protein and also aids in slowing the absorption of carbohydrates. As a beneficial fat, the GLA in borage oil also helps move fat-soluble vitamins through the bloodstream, reducing fat cravings, curbing overeating, and reducing overall fat accumulation. Specifically, GLA promotes brown fat rather than white fat in the body. Brown fat is almost a muscle and the better of the two lipids for overall health.
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