Does arginine decrease body fat?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to decrease body fat. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Arginine to decrease body fat. Using Arginine to decrease body fat 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 are 2 studies in the database on arginine; 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.
|Title of Study|
|The effect of oral arginine during energy restriction in male weight trainers|
|The effect of l-arginine supplementation on body composition and performance in male athletes: a double-blinded randomized clinical trial|