Thermo Flux AF is a fat burning supplement manufactured by Nutrithority. It earned an overall thumbs-down recommendation based on its nutrition label transparency, ingredients, dosing, claims, research rating, and ranking.
This page contains a thumbs-up or down recommendation followed by simple and detailed reports describing the product's effectiveness. The detailed report includes a more in-depth analysis of the product.
Thermo Flux AF 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.
|Graded Area||Thumb Up or Down|
|Nutrition Label Transparency|
|Ranking Within Category|
- Simple Report
- Detailed Report
- Ranking Within Category
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.
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-up in this category because its effectiveness rating is 1.90. A product's effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. This effectiveness rating means Thermo Flux AF is made up of a mix of both high and low-quality ingredients and may lead to some 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.
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-down in this category because it contains 40% 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.
Thermo Flux AF contains:
- moderately effective ingredients: 4
- total ingredients: 10
The following table lists all ingredients found in this product as well as their effectiveness ratings and amounts (if listed).
|Caffeine 350mg||2 out of 3|
|L-Theanine Amount not listed.||2 out of 3|
|P-Synephrine Amount not listed.||1.8 out of 3|
|Theacrine Amount not listed.||1.8 out of 3|
|Juniper Berry Extract*||not rated|
|White Willow Bark*||not rated|
|Rauwolfia Vomitoria*||not rated|
|Product Effectiveness Rating||1.90|
* These ingredients are not included in the Supplement Database.
Thermo Flux AF 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.
Thermo Flux AF Dosing Compared to Research
Dosing information is not available because the database does not contain dosing information on any of the ingredients used in Thermo Flux AF.
Thermo Flux AF Dosing Compared to Other Products
This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in Thermo Flux AF 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.
A 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|
|Caffeine 350mg||238.65mg||3mg - 600mg|
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-up in this category because 85% 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).
Thermo Flux AF is extremely effective at:
Thermo Flux AF is moderately effective at:
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-up in this category because its research rating is 21.100. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
A research rating of 21.100 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.
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-down in this category because it discloses 10% 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.
Thermo Flux AF contains:
- total ingredients: 10
- ingredients with amounts listed: 1
- ingredients without amounts listed: 9
- percent of ingredient amounts disclosed: 10%
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.
Thermo Flux AF earned a thumbs-up in this category because it ranks 61 out of 125 in the category (middle third). A product must be ranked in the top two-thirds of its category to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
Thermo Flux AF ranks 61 out of 125 in the Fat Burning Supplements category and 665 out of 1072 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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Thermo Flux AF vs Other Nutrithority Fat Burning Supplements
Manufacturers often create multiple products within the same category. These products are sometimes similar but marketed to different consumers with varying prices. The following table allows you to compare Thermo Flux AF against its sister products; products manufactured by Nutrithority within the fat burning supplements category.
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|Effectiveness Rating||rating is greater or equal to 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||more 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 top two thirds of category|
|Overall Recommendation||received a thumbs down the majority of areas|