Vitamin C increase muscle mass

Does vitamin c increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to increase muscle mass. 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 muscle mass. Using Vitamin C to increase muscle mass will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

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.

Vitamin C Dose to Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
500mg once daily 500mg


Title of Study
Vitamin C and E supplementation blunts increases in total lean body mass in elderly men after strength training

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