The overall rating for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid is 1.4 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid is 1.4 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid
There are 3 studies in the database on alpha-ketoisocaproic acid; the research rating is 23. 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 research rating is for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance||improve muscular endurance||improve sports performance|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|
The Supplement Database includes 3 studies on alpha-ketoisocaproic acid dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 300 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid.