Does d-pinitol work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for D-pinitol

The overall effectiveness rating for d-pinitol is 1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence d-pinitol does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for D-pinitol

There is one study in the database on d-pinitol; 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 d-pinitol as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about d-pinitol. 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
increase strength


Title of Study
The effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation with and without D-pinitol on resistance training adaptations