Effectiveness Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well whey protein is able to decrease body fat. The overall rating for this claim is 2.4 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Whey Protein to decrease body fat may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

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 are 8 studies in the database on whey protein; the confidence rating is 160. 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.

Whey Protein Dose to Decrease Body Fat

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
25.5g 4x per day 102g
24g twice daily 48g
48g once daily 48g
28g once daily 28g
22g twice daily 44g

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
Eight weeks of pre- and postexercise whey protein supplementation increases lean body mass and improves performance in Division III collegiate female basketball players
The effects of 8 weeks of whey or rice protein supplementation on body composition and exercise performance
The Effect of Whey Isolate and Resistance Training on Strength, Body Composition, and Plasma Glutamine
A whey-protein supplement increases fat loss and spares lean muscle in obese subjects: a randomized human clinical study
The effect of whey isolate and resistance training on strength, body composition, and plasma glutamine
Consuming a supplement containing branched-chain amino acids during a resistance-training program increases lean mass, muscle strength and fat loss
Effects of whey protein isolate on body composition, lipids, insulin and glucose in overweight and obese individuals
Whey Protein Supplementation During Resistance Training Augments Lean Body Mass