Alpha-Linolenic Acid improve insulin sensitivity

Does alpha-linolenic acid improve insulin sensitivity?

Effectiveness Rating for Alpha-Linolenic Acid's Ability to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well alpha-linolenic acid is able to improve insulin sensitivity. The overall rating for this claim is 2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Alpha-Linolenic Acid to improve insulin sensitivity may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Alpha-Linolenic Acid's Ability to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

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 are 2 studies in the database on alpha-linolenic acid; the confidence rating is 40. 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.

References

Title of Study
Supplementation of α-linolenic acid improves serum adiponectin levels and insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes
Effects of dietary alpha-linolenic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid or docosahexaenoic acid on parameters of glucose metabolism in healthy volunteers

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