Effectiveness Rating for Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)'s Ability to Lower Total Cholesterol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well docosahexaenoic acid (dha) is able to lower total cholesterol levels. 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 lower total cholesterol levels. Using Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) to lower total cholesterol levels will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)'s Ability to Lower Total Cholesterol Levels

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
Dietary alpha-linolenic acid, EPA, and DHA have differential effects on LDL fatty acid composition but similar effects on serum lipid profiles in normolipidemic humans
Circulating triacylglycerol and apoE levels in response to EPA and docosahexaenoic acid supplementation in adult human subjects