Effectiveness Rating for Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)'s Ability to Improve Cardiovascular Endurance

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well docosahexaenoic acid (dha) is able to improve cardiovascular endurance. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) to improve cardiovascular endurance. Using Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) to improve cardiovascular endurance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)'s Ability to Improve Cardiovascular Endurance

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 docosahexaenoic acid (dha); 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.

References

Title of Study
DHA-rich fish oil lowers heart rate during submaximal exercise in elite Australian Rules footballers
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation does not improve maximal aerobic power, anaerobic threshold and running performance in well-trained soccer players