Table of Contents

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

Betalain Simple Report

  • Supplement: Betalain
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Betalain: 0
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.4 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 32 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 5

Betalain Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for betalain is 2.4 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 betalain as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Betalain

There are 3 studies in the database on betalain; the research rating is 32. 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 betalain as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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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.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance
improve running performance
decrease fatigue

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness


Title of Study
Betalain-rich concentrate supplementation improves exercise performance and recovery in competitive triathletes
Betalain-Rich Concentrate Supplementation Improves Exercise Performance in Competitive Runners
Effect of 1-week betalain-rich beetroot concentrate supplementation on cycling performance and select physiological parameters