The overall rating for astaxanthin is 1.7 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Astaxanthin
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Astaxanthin Simple Report

  • Supplement: Astaxanthin
  • Supplement Category: carotenoids
  • Number of Products Containing Astaxanthin: 5
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.7 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 24 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 5

Astaxanthin Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for astaxanthin is 1.7 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for astaxanthin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Astaxanthin

There are 3 studies in the database on astaxanthin; the research rating is 24. 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 astaxanthin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Astaxanthin

Products Names Amount of Astaxanthin
GG Energy Amount not listed.
Animal Stak Amount not listed.
Alpha 365 250mg
GG Energy and Nootropic Formula Amount not listed.
MAW Energy Amount not listed.
Full list of all 5 products containing Astaxanthin.

Claim Ratings

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.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase fat burning

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve cycling performance

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage

References

Title of Study
Astaxanthin supplementation does not augment fat use or improve endurance performance
Effect of astaxanthin on cycling time trial performance
Effect of astaxanthin supplementation on muscle damage and oxidative stress markers in elite young soccer players