5-HTP lower fasting glucose

Does 5-htp lower fasting glucose?

Effectiveness Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Lower Fasting Glucose

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well 5-htp is able to lower fasting glucose. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of 5-HTP to lower fasting glucose. Using 5-HTP to lower fasting glucose will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Lower Fasting Glucose

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There is one study in the database on 5-htp; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

5-HTP Dose to Lower Fasting Glucose

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
250mg 3x per day 750mg


Title of Study
Effects of oral 5-hydroxy-tryptophan on energy intake and macronutrient selection in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients

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