Does alpha lipoic acid work?
The overall effectiveness rating for alpha lipoic acid is 3 out of 3. This rating means there is ample evidence that using alpha lipoic acid will lead to positive results.
There is one study in the database on alpha lipoic acid; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for alpha lipoic acid as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing Alpha Lipoic Acid
|Products Containing Alpha Lipoic Acid|
|Full list of all 5 products containing Alpha Lipoic Acid.|
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about alpha lipoic acid. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|increase weight loss|
|Title of Study|
|Effects of Alpha-Lipoic Acid on Body Weight in Obese Subjects|