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Vivvid by BELDT Labs Review
Vivvid is a cognitive enhancement supplement manufactured by BELDT Labs. It ranks 111 out of 117 cognitive enhancement supplements and earned an overall thumbs-down recommendation based on seven factors including nutrition label transparency, ingredients, dosing, claims, research rating, and ranking.
Vivvid 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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Vivvid shares at least 75% of its ingredient profile with 3 other products.
The Similarity Index is a measure of how closely one product matches another in terms of ingredients. A Similarity Index of 100% means the two products are made up the same ingredients. A Similarity Index of 75% means the products share 75% of their ingredients. The table below lists the products Vivvid shares its ingredient lineup with. Click on a product to see a side by side comparison of both products' ingredients.
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|Matching Product Name||Product Type||Similarity Index|
|1.||Grind Amino by Grind Gaming||Gaming Supplements||75%|
|2.||Neuro Prime by Orphic Nutrition||Cognitive Enhancement Supplements||75%|
|3.||Tactical Advantage by Hero Fuel||Cognitive Enhancement Supplements||75%|
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.
Vivvid earned a thumbs-up in this category because its effectiveness rating is 1.71. A product's effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. This effectiveness rating means Vivvid 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.
Vivvid 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.
- total ingredients: 9
The following table lists all ingredients found in this product as well as their effectiveness ratings and amounts (if listed).
|Huperzine A Amount not listed.||2.7 out of 3|
|Bacopa Monnieri Amount not listed.||2.5 out of 3|
|Glutamine Amount not listed.||1.9 out of 3|
|Phosphatidylserine Amount not listed.||1.6 out of 3|
|Vinpocetine Amount not listed.||1.3 out of 3|
|Ginkgo Biloba Amount not listed.||1 out of 3|
|L-Carnitine Amount not listed.||1 out of 3|
|St. Johns Wort*||not rated|
|Product Effectiveness Rating||1.71|
Note: These ingredients are accurate as of October 11, 2020.
Vivvid earned a thumbs-down in this category because it does not disclose any ingredient amounts on its label making it impossible to gauge dosing effectiveness. 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.
Vivvid does not list ingredient amounts on its label. This makes it impossible to analyze ingredient dosing.
Vivvid earned a thumbs-down in this category because 54% 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).
Vivvid is extremely effective at:
Vivvid is moderately effective at:
Vivvid is ineffective at:
- decrease cortisol levels
- increase testosterone
- improve mood
- increase levels of growth hormone
- improve moood
- decrease protein breakdown
- increase fat burning
- reduce muscle damage
- improve insulin sensitivity
- lower total cholesterol levels
- lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
- increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
- lower triglyceride levels
- improve cardiovascular endurance
- improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance
- increase concentration
Vivvid earned a thumbs-down in this category because its research rating is 25. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to receive a thumbs-up in this area.
A research rating of 25 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.
Vivvid earned a thumbs-down in this category because it discloses 0% 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.
- total ingredients: 9
- ingredients with amounts listed: 0
- ingredients without amounts listed: 9
- percent of ingredient amounts disclosed: 0%
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.
Vivvid earned a thumbs-down in this category because it ranks 111 out of 117 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.
Vivvid ranks 111 out of 117 in the Cognitive Enhancement Supplements category and 3,379 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 greater or equal to the required 1.5|
|Ingredients||less than 75% of ingredients are rated as effective|
|Ingredient Dosing||dosing cannot be rated because all ingredient amounts are hidden|
|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|