Guar Gum lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

Does guar gum lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Guar Gum's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well guar gum is able to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 3 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Guar Gum to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Guar Gum's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) 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 is one study in the database on guar gum; 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.

References

Title of Study
Psyllium improves dyslipidaemia, hyperglycaemia and hypertension, while guar gum reduces body weight more rapidly in patients affected by metabolic syndrome following an AHA Step 2 diet

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