Anthocyanins reduce muscle damage

Do anthocyanins reduce muscle damage?

Effectiveness Rating for Anthocyanins's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well anthocyanins is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Anthocyanins to reduce muscle damage. Using Anthocyanins to reduce muscle damage will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Anthocyanins's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

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 3 studies in the database on anthocyanins; the confidence rating is 60. 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
Effect of New Zealand blueberry consumption on recovery from eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage
The effect of anthocyanin supplementation on body composition, exercise performance and muscle damage indices in athletes
Effect of bilberry juice on indices of muscle damage and inflammation in runners completing a half-marathon: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial

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