Tag - supplements

soy protein

Final Verdict: Is soy protein worth taking?

In our series on soy protein, we covered topics including its effects on testosterone, health benefits, and body composition. Here we'll go over our findings and make a final recommendation on whether or not soy protein is worth taking.

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Supplement Database

Welcome to the Supplement Database

The Supplement Database launched in early 2019 as a place to find easy to read, unbiased, and research-based supplement ratings and reviews. Since then, it's grown to include ratings on both ingredients and products in multiple categories. At its core, the database uses information from peer-reviewed research articles to...

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supplement ratings

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....

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Supplement Dosings

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...

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Supplement Ratings

What’s the difference between effectiveness and research 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...

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Supplement Database

What is the purpose of 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...

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