Does alpha-linolenic acid 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.
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.