Effectiveness Rating for Creatine Monohydrate's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well creatine monohydrate is able to decrease body fat. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Creatine Monohydrate to decrease body fat. Using Creatine Monohydrate to decrease body fat will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Creatine Monohydrate's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

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 creatine monohydrate; 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.

Creatine Monohydrate Dose to Decrease Body Fat

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
5g once daily 5g
5g once daily 5g
3g once daily 3g
3g once daily 3g
5g once daily 5g
5.1g once daily 5.1g
5g once daily 5g
5g once daily 5g

These dosages are based on body weight. The default value is 150 pounds. Enter your weight and click update to get appropriate dosages for your own body weight.


Title of Study
The effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation with and without D-pinitol on resistance training adaptations
Effects of Creatine Supplementation on Athletic Performance and Body Composition after Complex Training
A buffered form of creatine does not promote greater changes in muscle creatine content, body composition, or training adaptations than creatine monohydrate
The effects of creatine ethyl ester supplementation combined with heavy resistance training on body composition, muscle performance, and serum and muscle creatine levels
Creatine HCl and Creatine Monohydrate Improve Strength but Only Creatine HCl Induced Changes on Body Composition in Recreational Weightlifters
Combined effect of creatine monohydrate or creatine hydrochloride and caffeine supplementation in runners’performance and body composition