The overall rating for cinnamon is 1.1 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for cinnamon is 1.1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for cinnamon as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Cinnamon
There are 4 studies in the database on cinnamon; the research 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 research rating is for cinnamon as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Cinnamon
|Products Names||Amount of Cinnamon|
|The Ripper!||Amount not listed.|
|Full list of all 41 products containing Cinnamon.|
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.
|Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels||increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels||lower total cholesterol levels||lower triglyceride levels|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|reduce muscle soreness|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve glucose control|
The Supplement Database includes 4 studies on cinnamon dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 3 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Cinnamon.