Flaxseed Oil improve insulin sensitivity

Does flaxseed oil improve insulin sensitivity?

Effectiveness Rating for Flaxseed Oil's Ability to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well flaxseed oil is able to improve insulin sensitivity. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Flaxseed Oil to improve insulin sensitivity. Using Flaxseed Oil to improve insulin sensitivity will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Flaxseed Oil's Ability to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

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 flaxseed oil; 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
Flaxseed oil supplementation manipulates correlations between serum individual mol % free fatty acid levels and insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics. Insulin resistance and percent remaining pancreatic β-cell function are unaffected
High dose flaxseed oil supplementation may affect fasting blood serum glucose management in human type 2 diabetics

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