Citadel Nutrition

Citadel Nutrition ranks number 4 out of 810 manufacturers and earned an overall A (raw score: 100%) based on its product lineup.

Simple Report Card

Manufacturers are graded in five areas: effectiveness, transparency, research, rank, and their products' overall recommendations. The entire product lineup dictates a manufacturer's grades. The simple report card shows what grade Citadel Nutrition earned in each of the five areas.

Individual products are rated with a thumbs-up or down in several areas. The number below is a percentage of how many of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the respective area.

For example, 100% means that 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the effectiveness category. The overall grade for a manufacturer is an average of the individual grades from each area. Scroll down to the detailed report for a description of each rated area.

Rated Area Grade
Effectiveness A (100%)
Transparency A (100%)
Research Rating A (100%)
Ranking A (100%)
Product Recommendations A (100%)
Overall Grade A (100%)

Detailed Report Card

Effectiveness

Citadel Nutrition earned an A (raw score: 100%) in the effectiveness category. This rating means 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the effectiveness category. An individual product's effectiveness rating describes how well its ingredients work. A product's effectiveness rating is measured on a 3 point scale. Its effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. Citadel Nutrition's products, along with their effectiveness ratings, are listed below.

Product Name Effectiveness Rating
1. Tier 1 Plus (1.83)
2. Tier 1 (1.83)

Transparency

Citadel Nutrition earned an A (raw score: 100%) in the transparency category. This rating means 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the transparency category. An individual product's transparency rating describes how many of its ingredient amounts are disclosed on a product label. A product with a 100% transparency rating means all ingredient amounts are disclosed. A product's transparency rating must be 100% to receive a thumbs-up in this category Citadel Nutrition's products, along with their transparency ratings, are listed below.

Product Name Transparency Rating
1. Tier 1 Plus (100%)
2. Tier 1 (100%)

Research Rating

Citadel Nutrition earned an A (raw score: 100%) in the research rating category. This rating means 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the research rating category. This rating describes how thoroughly researched a product's ingredients are. A low research rating indicates a product is made up of ingredients with little research backing. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to earn a thumbs-up in this category. Citadel Nutrition's products, along with their research ratings, are listed below.

Product Name Research Rating
1. Tier 1 Plus (90.25)
2. Tier 1 (90.25)

Ranking

Citadel Nutrition earned an A (raw score: 100%) in the rank category. This rating means 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received a thumbs-up in the rank category. This rating describes how a manufacturer's product line is rated. An individual product must rank in the top two-thirds of all products (in its category) to receive a thumbs-up in this area. Citadel Nutrition's products, along with their ranking, are listed below.

Product Name Ranking
1. Tier 1 Plus (4 out of 1119)
2. Tier 1 (5 out of 1119)

Product Recommendation

Citadel Nutrition earned an A (raw score: 100%) in the overall rating category. This rating means 100% of Citadel Nutrition's products received an overall thumbs-up recommendation. Individual products are rated with a thumbs-up or down in seven areas. They earn an overall thumbs-recommendation if they receive a thumbs-up in at least four of the seven areas. Citadel Nutrition's products, along with their overall recommendations, are listed below.

Product Name Product Recommendation
1. Tier 1 Plus
2. Tier 1