Do anthocyanins work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Anthocyanins

The overall effectiveness rating for anthocyanins is 2.2 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using anthocyanins may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Anthocyanins

There are 24 studies in the database on anthocyanins; the confidence rating is 55. 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 anthocyanins as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Anthocyanins

There are 2 products in the database containing Anthocyanins. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about anthocyanins. 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
decrease body fat
increase fat burning

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve cycling performance
improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance
improve running performance
improve sports performance
improve sprint performance
decrease fatigue

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower blood pressure
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower total cholesterol levels
lower triglyceride levels
increase cardiac output

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve insulin sensitivity
lower fasting glucose