Arginine

Does arginine work?

Arginine Claims

The supplement database currently has 14 claims for Arginine. The claims include: decrease protein breakdown, improve cycling sprint performance, improve recovery, improve cycling performance, improve sports performance, increase levels of growth hormone, increase weight loss, decrease body fat, improve sprint performance, improve running performance, increase strength, decrease fatigue, increase muscle mass, increase levels of growth hormone releasing hormone.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Arginine

The overall effectiveness rating for arginine is 1.6 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using arginine 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 Arginine

There are 28 studies in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 40. 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 arginine as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Arginine

There are 24 products in the database containing Arginine. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about arginine. 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.

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to decrease body fat is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to decrease body fat.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to decrease fatigue is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to decrease fatigue.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to decrease protein breakdown is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to decrease protein breakdown.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve cycling performance is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve cycling performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve cycling sprint performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve cycling sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve recovery is 2.3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 80. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve recovery.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2.3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 80

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve running performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve running performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve sports performance is 2.5 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve sports performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2.5 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to improve sprint performance is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to improve sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to increase levels of growth hormone is 1.2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 120. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to increase levels of growth hormone.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1.2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 120

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to increase levels of growth hormone releasing hormone is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to increase levels of growth hormone releasing hormone.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to increase muscle mass is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to increase muscle mass.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to increase strength is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to increase strength.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for arginine's ability to increase weight loss is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about arginine's ability to increase weight loss.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20