Does folate improve mood?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well folate is able to improve mood. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Folate to improve mood. Using Folate to improve mood will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
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 is one study in the database on folate; the confidence rating is 20. 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.
|Title of Study|
|Effect of micronutrient supplementation on mood in nursing home residents|