Does alpha-linolenic acid improve glucose control?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well alpha-linolenic acid is able to improve glucose control. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Alpha-Linolenic Acid to improve glucose control. Using Alpha-Linolenic Acid to improve glucose control will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
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 alpha-linolenic acid; 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.
|Title of Study|
|Effects of dietary alpha-linolenic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid or docosahexaenoic acid on parameters of glucose metabolism in healthy volunteers|