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How does the database rate supplement products?

All products are rated in seven areas; a product is given a thumbs up/down in each area. Based on these thumbs up and down ratings, products are also given an overall up or down recommendation.

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How does the database rate supplement ingredients?

This database rates two overall areas in the supplement world: supplement ingredients and supplement products. Supplement ingredients are the foundations of every product. Ingredients include creatine monohydrate, whey protein, taurine, and garlic extract. Manufacturers mix ingredients to form a supplement product such as a pre-workout, post-workout, or sleep aid. This article discusses how the database rates individual supplement ingredients.

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Supplement Ingredient Dosing

Supplement Ingredient Dosing A supplement ingredient’s effectiveness is based on what dosage is effective for a particular claim. Researchers test ingredients at specific doses. The database provides dosing information in order to estimate an ingredient’s effective dosing range. Supplement Serving Sizes Studies included in the Supplement Database conduct research on how well a supplement works […]

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What’s the difference between effectiveness and confidence ratings?

Supplement Ratings Hundreds of studies exist on most supplements. The challenge is finding those studies and figuring out whether a supplement is effective for a specific claim. The Supplement Database analyzes studies and gives you the information you need to come to an educated decision about whether or not a supplement works. There are two […]

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What is the Supplement Database?

The Problem Every solution starts with a problem. The problem with today’s supplement industry is that many, if not most, products marketed to the masses are not based on actual science. They’re based on marketing hype and pushed by those who are too smart to use these substandard products. The Supplement Database is an easy […]