Guar Gum lower blood pressure

Does guar gum lower blood pressure?

Effectiveness Rating for Guar Gum's Ability to Lower Blood Pressure

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well guar gum is able to lower blood pressure. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Guar Gum to lower blood pressure. Using Guar Gum to lower blood pressure will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Guar Gum's Ability to Lower Blood Pressure

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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