Effectiveness Rating for Betaine's Ability to Increase Strength

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

Confidence Rating for Betaine's Ability to Increase Strength

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 6 studies in the database on betaine; the confidence rating is 120. 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.

Betaine Dose to Increase Strength

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
1g twice daily 2g


Title of Study
Ergogenic effects of betaine supplementation on strength and power performance
The effects of chronic betaine supplementation on body composition and performance in collegiate females: a double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial
The effects of chronic betaine supplementation on exercise performance, skeletal muscle oxygen saturation and associated biochemical parameters in resistance trained men
Creatine but not betaine supplementation increases muscle phosphorylcreatine content and strength performance
Effects of betaine on body composition, performance, and homocysteine thiolactone
Effect of 15 days of betaine ingestion on concentric and eccentric force outputs during isokinetic exercise