Does cinnamon work?
The overall effectiveness rating for cinnamon is 1.1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence cinnamon does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
There are 4 studies in the database on cinnamon; the confidence rating is 23. 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 cinnamon as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing Cinnamon
There are 4 products in the database containing Cinnamon. Follow the link to see the full list.
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about cinnamon. 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.
|Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels||increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels||lower total cholesterol levels||lower triglyceride levels|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|reduce muscle soreness|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|lower fasting glucose|