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SWFT Immunity Support by SWFT Review
SWFT Immunity Support is an immune system booster manufactured by SWFT. It ranks 52 out of 53 immune system boosters and earned an overall thumbs-down recommendation based on seven factors including nutrition label transparency, ingredients, dosing, claims, research rating, and ranking.
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down recommendation. This recommendation is based on the criteria listed below. To earn an overall thumbs-up recommendation, a product must earn a thumbs-up in at least four of the seven areas below. Click on a graded area for an in-depth analysis.
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|Nutrition Label Transparency|
|Ranking Within Category|
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The detailed report provides an in-depth analysis of the product's rating. In addition to showing ratings for each area, this report also provides the required criteria for a thumbs-up in each section.
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because its effectiveness rating is 1.49. A product's effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. This effectiveness rating means SWFT Immunity Support is made up of low-quality ingredients and will not lead to positive results.
This category illustrates how well a product works based on what the research says about its ingredients. Researchers conduct studies on supplement ingredients to gauge effectiveness. The database grades products on how effective their ingredients are. The effectiveness rating of supplement products is evaluated on a 3 point scale: 3.0 is the most effective, 1.0 is the least effective.
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because it contains 0% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients. A product must contain at least 75% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
This category rates a product's ingredient makeup. A product should contain mostly extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients with little or no ineffective ones. The database categorizes ingredients as extremely, moderately, or ineffective based on conclusions from research articles.
SWFT Immunity Support contains:
- total ingredients: 14
The following table lists all ingredients found in this product as well as their effectiveness ratings and amounts (if listed).
|Elderberry Extract 100mg||3 out of 3|
|Zinc 30mg||1.8 out of 3|
|Vitamin D3 15mcg||1.6 out of 3|
|Vitamin B6 2mg||1.5 out of 3|
|Vitamin E 15mg||1.4 out of 3|
|Vitamin C 1g||1.3 out of 3|
|Echinacea 300mg||1.3 out of 3|
|Niacin 20mg||1 out of 3|
|Vitamin B12 10mcg||1 out of 3|
|Ganoderma Lucidum Amount not listed.||1 out of 3|
|Oat Straw Extract*||not rated|
|Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract*||not rated|
|Cordyceps Militaris*||not rated|
|Maitake Extract*||not rated|
|Product Effectiveness Rating||1.49|
Note: These ingredients are accurate as of October 03, 2020.
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SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because 0% of its ingredients are dosed within the effective range. Seventy-five (75)% of product's ingredients must be dosed within the effective range to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
This category compares a product's ingredient dosing to effective doses found in research articles and doses used in other products. When researchers study the efficacy of supplement ingredients, they use specific doses. Manufacturers should create products with ingredient doses that fall within established effective ranges.
SWFT Immunity Support Dosing Compared to Research
This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in SWFT Immunity Support to amounts used in research articles. The first column contains the name of the ingredient as well as the amount. The second column contains the range of effective doses for that ingredient. Note: not all ingredients in the database contain dosing information; only ingredients with scientific dosing information are included in this analysis.
A green checkmark is shown if the ingredient amount falls within the effective range.
A down arrow is shown if an ingredient amount is lower than the effective range.
|Ingredient & Amount||Effective Range|
|Vitamin B6 2mg||20mg|
|Vitamin D3 15mcg||80mcg|
|Elderberry Extract 100mg||300mg|
SWFT Immunity Support Dosing Compared to Other Products
This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in SWFT Immunity Support to amounts used in other products. The first column displays the ingredient and amount. The second column displays the average amount of the ingredient found across all products in the database. The final column displays the range found across all products in the database.
An orange up or down arrow is shown if the ingredient amount is higher or lower than the average.
An equal sign is shown if the ingredient amount is equal to the average.
|Ingredient & Amount||Average||Range|
|Niacin 20mg||27.08mg||0mg - 400mg|
|Vitamin B6 0g||0.02g||0g - 1.7g|
|Vitamin B12 0g||0.03g||0g - 15g|
|Vitamin C 1g||0.25g||0g - 3g|
|Vitamin D3 0.015mg||2.36mg||0mg - 268mg|
|Vitamin E 15mg||31.28mg||0mg - 330mg|
|Zinc 0.03g||0.03g||0g - 3.12g|
|Echinacea 300mg||271.15mg||25mg - 500mg|
|Elderberry Extract 0.1g||0.34g||0g - 1g|
|Oat Straw Extract 100mg||90.71mg||10mg - 125mg|
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because 35% of its claims are rated as either extremely or moderately effective. Seventy-five (75)% of a product's claims must be rated as extremely or moderately effective to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
The product’s effectiveness rating is an overall picture of how well a product does or doesn't work. Individual studies research an ingredient's effects on certain claims. For example: does creatine monohydrate increase strength, or does beta alanine improve running performance?
The Supplement Database compiles the conclusions of these studies, and based on a product's ingredient makeup, calculates how well a product does on various claims. The claims below are organized by effectiveness (extremely, moderately, ineffective).
SWFT Immunity Support is moderately effective at:
SWFT Immunity Support is ineffective at:
- decrease body fat
- increase strength
- reduce muscle soreness
- improve recovery
- improve sports performance
- improve running performance
- improve cycling sprint performance
- increase weight loss
- increase muscle mass
- improve insulin sensitivity
- improve mood
- decrease fatigue
- increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
- improve cognitive ability
- improve cardiovascular endurance
- improve cycling performance
- improve muscular endurance
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because its research rating is 23. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
A research rating of 23 means there is an insufficient amount of research on the product's ingredients to ensure its effectiveness rating is valid.
The research rating is a measure of how much research has been conducted on a product's ingredient makeup. Manufacturers often rely on ingredients without adequate research backing. They may do this to compete with other products that are already using poorly researched ingredients. They may also only use a very small amount of cherry-picked research as a poor justification to use certain ingredients.
The amount of research contained in the database on a product's ingredients determines its research rating. Products with higher ratings are made up of thoroughly researched ingredients.
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because it discloses 71% of its ingredient amounts. A product must disclose all ingredient amounts to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
Nutrition label transparency refers to how many ingredients are listed with amounts on the product label. Many supplement manufacturers hide ingredient amounts under the guise of great-sounding proprietary blends such as "Maximum Muscular Size Enhancer" or "Anabolic Cell Strength Matrix."
When manufacturers use proprietary blends, they can hide ingredient amounts making it difficult for consumers to know whether a product is effective.
SWFT Immunity Support contains:
- total ingredients: 14
- ingredients with amounts listed: 10
- ingredients without amounts listed: 4
- percent of ingredient amounts disclosed: 71%
The label below was generated from the information contained in the database about the product's ingredients and amounts. Actual product labels may differ in appearance.
SWFT Immunity Support earned a thumbs-down in this category because it ranks 52 out of 53 in the category (bottom third). A product must be ranked in the top two-thirds of its category to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
SWFT Immunity Support ranks 52 out of 53 in the Immune System Boosters category and 3,612 out of 3,640 in the entire database. The table below lists comparisons with similarly ranked . Click on a link for an in-depth comparison between the two.
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|Effectiveness Rating||rating is lower than the required 1.5|
|Ingredients||less than 75% of ingredients are rated as effective|
|Ingredient Dosing||less than 75% of ingredients are dosed properly|
|Claims||less than 75% of claims are rated as effective|
|Research Rating||research rating is lower than the required 60|
|Nutrition Label Transparency||does not disclose all ingredient amounts on label|
|Ranking Within Category||ranks in the bottom third of category|
|Overall Recommendation||received a thumbs down in the majority of areas|