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Does whey protein increase muscle mass?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well whey protein is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 2.8 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Whey Protein to increase muscle mass will most likely lead to positive results.
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 11 studies in the database on whey protein; the confidence rating is 220. 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.
|Dosage||Frequency||Daily Total||Effectiveness Rating of Dosage|
|21g||4x per day||84g|
|27g||3x per day||81g|
|25.5g||4x per day||102g|
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.