Calcium

Does calcium work?

Calcium Claims

The supplement database currently has 2 claims for Calcium. The claims include: increase strength, improve immune function.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Calcium

The overall effectiveness rating for calcium is 1.5 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using calcium 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 Calcium

There are 2 studies in the database on calcium; the confidence 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 rating is for calcium as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Calcium

There are 46 products in the database containing Calcium. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about calcium. 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 calcium's ability to improve immune function is 2 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 calcium's ability to improve immune function.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for calcium's ability to increase strength 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 calcium's ability to increase strength.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20