Tier 1 Plus's (by Citadel Nutrition) ability to decrease body fat is rated as 1.15 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence that the product has the ability to deliver on this claim. Using Tier 1 Plus to decrease body fat will not lead to positive results. This rating is different from the product's overall rating and is based on what peer reviewed journal articles conclude on its ability to perform this one claim. This page contains an indepth analysis on how this claim-rating was calculated.

Note: The ratings on this page only deal with Tier 1 Plus's ability to decrease body fat. To view the product's overall rating, visit the product's main page: Tier 1 Plus.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. References

Simple Report

Detailed Report

The detailed report is an in-depth analysis on how Tier 1 Plus's rating for this particular claim was calculated.

Claim Effectiveness Ratings

Each supplement product is a blend of ingredients. The database uses peer reviewed journal articles to rate the ingredients. These ratings are also used to rate how well products perform overall as well as on individual claims.

The supplement ingredients listed in table below are identified as affecting Tier 1 Plus's ability to decrease body fat. The rating next to the ingredient describes the ingredient's ability to decrease body fat. These ratings are averaged together and provide the product's overall ability to deliver on the same claim.

Ingredients Decrease Body Fat Rating
Creatine Monohydrate 1.3 out of 3
Beta Alanine 1 out of 3
Product's Claim Effectiveness Rating 1.15 out of 3

Claim Research Ratings

The research rating describes how well an ingredient's ability to perform a certain claim (such as decrease body fat) has been researched. This rating is based on the amount of studies contained in the database on a particular ingredient and claim. Ingredient research ratings are averaged together to from the product's research rating for this specific cliam.

This rating is important because we need to know if there is enough research to make a valid conclusion on a product's worthiness. Ratings above 80 are ideal. Anything below 60 means there is not enoguh research to make a valid conclusion on way or another on a product's ability to deliver on this particular claim.

Ingredients Decrease Body Fat Research Rating
Creatine Monohydrate
Beta Alanine
Product's Claim Research Rating

References

Title
Effects of Creatine Supplementation on Athletic Performance and Body Composition after Complex Training
The effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation with and without D-pinitol on resistance training adaptations
A buffered form of creatine does not promote greater changes in muscle creatine content, body composition, or training adaptations than creatine monohydrate
The effects of creatine ethyl ester supplementation combined with heavy resistance training on body composition, muscle performance, and serum and muscle creatine levels
Creatine HCl and Creatine Monohydrate Improve Strength but Only Creatine HCl Induced Changes on Body Composition in Recreational Weightlifters
Combined effect of creatine monohydrate or creatine hydrochloride and caffeine supplementation in runners’performance and body composition
Effects of β-Alanine on Body Composition and Performance Measures in Collegiate Women
Oral nutritional supplement fortified with beta-alanine improves physical working capacity in older adults: a randomized, placebo-controlled study