Does alpha-ketoisocaproic acid work?
The overall effectiveness rating for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid is 1.4 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence alpha-ketoisocaproic acid does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
There are 3 studies in the database on alpha-ketoisocaproic acid; the confidence 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 rating is for alpha-ketoisocaproic acid as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about alpha-ketoisocaproic 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.
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance||improve muscular endurance||improve sports performance|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|