Does vitamin c increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Vitamin C to increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels. Using Vitamin C to increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels 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 vitamin c; 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|
|Quercetin and vitamin C supplementation: effects on lipid profile and muscle damage in male athletes|