Softgel technology is popularly used for the production of supplements. It finds special favor with nutrients that are not easily soluble and thus not easily absorbed by the body such as CoQ10, certain caretenoids and herbal extracts. Softgel formulations allow these ingredients to be micronized so that they are more easily broken down by the body. Conjugated linoleic acid refers to a group of chemicals found in the fatty acid linoleic acid. Fish oil is oil derived from the tissues of oily fish.