Colostrum Powder

Does colostrum powder work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Colostrum Powder

The overall effectiveness rating for colostrum powder is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using colostrum powder 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 Colostrum Powder

There are 8 studies in the database on colostrum powder; the confidence rating is 31. 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 colostrum powder as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Colostrum Powder

Products Containing Colostrum Powder
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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about colostrum powder. 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.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
decrease body fat
increase muscle mass

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve muscular endurance
improve rowing performance
improve running performance
improve sports performance
improve sprint performance
increase strength

Immune Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve immune function
reduce frequency of the common cold
reduce duration of the common cold

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve recovery

References

Title of Study
Bovine colostrum supplementation during endurance running training improves recovery, but not performance
Concentrated bovine colostrum protein supplementation reduces the incidence of self-reported symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection in adult males
Effect of Bovine Colostrum Supplementation on Respiratory Tract Mucosal Defenses in Swimmers
Effect of bovine colostrum supplementation on the composition of resistance trained and untrained limbs in healthy young men
Effects of bovine colostrum supplementation on immune variables in highly trained cyclists
Oral Bovine Colostrum Supplementation Enhances Buffer Capacity but Not Rowing Performance in Elite Female Rowers
The Effect of Bovine Colostrum Supplementation on Exercise Performance in Elite Field Hockey Players
The effects of bovine colostrum supplementation on body composition and exercise performance in active men and women