Beta-alanine is an amino acid produced in the liver. Beta-alanine has seen a surge in popularity ove...read more
The overall rating for beta alanine is 2 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.
Beta-alanine is an amino acid produced in the liver. Beta-alanine has seen a surge in popularity over the last few years. Of all the products contained in the Supplement Database, 36% of them contain beta-alanine, making it the second most popular ingredient behind caffeine. Read More
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There is a good reason caffeine and beta-alanine are the two most popular ingredients found in prewo...read more
Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for beta alanine is 2 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 beta alanine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Beta Alanine
There are 29 studies in the database on beta alanine; the research rating is 64. 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 beta alanine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Beta Alanine
|Products Names||Amount of Beta Alanine|
|Full list of all 970 products containing Beta Alanine.|
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|
|decrease body fat||increase muscle mass|
|Mental Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve cognitive ability|
The Supplement Database includes 5 studies on beta alanine dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 2.4 to 6 grams per day, the average dose being 4.5 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Beta Alanine.