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Buffered Creatine Monohydrate
The overall rating for buffered creatine monohydrate 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.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for buffered creatine monohydrate 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 buffered creatine monohydrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Buffered Creatine Monohydrate
There is one study in the database on buffered creatine monohydrate; the research rating is 20. 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 buffered creatine monohydrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Buffered Creatine Monohydrate
|Products Names||Amount of Buffered Creatine Monohydrate|
|Creature Powder||Amount not listed.|
|Creature Capsules||Amount not listed.|
|Full list of all 8 products containing Buffered Creatine Monohydrate.|
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|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on buffered creatine monohydrate dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 1.5 to 5 grams per day, the average dose being 3.25 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Buffered Creatine Monohydrate.
|Title of Study|
|A buffered form of creatine does not promote greater changes in muscle creatine content, body composition, or training adaptations than creatine monohydrate|