Effectiveness Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Improve Recovery

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well whey protein is able to improve recovery. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Whey Protein to improve recovery. Using Whey Protein to improve recovery will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Improve Recovery

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 whey protein; 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.

Whey Protein Dose to Improve Recovery

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
18.3g twice daily 36.6g


Title of Study
Effects of combined β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) and whey protein ingestion on symptoms of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage