Effectiveness Rating for Glutamine's Ability to Decrease Protein Breakdown

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well glutamine is able to decrease protein breakdown. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Glutamine to decrease protein breakdown. Using Glutamine to decrease protein breakdown will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Glutamine's Ability to Decrease Protein Breakdown

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 glutamine; 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.

Glutamine Dose to Decrease Protein Breakdown

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
30g twice daily 60g

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
Effect of glutamine supplementation combined with resistance training in young adults