The overall rating for dihydrocapsiate is 1.5 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Dihydrocapsiate
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Dihydrocapsiate Simple Report

  • Supplement: Dihydrocapsiate
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Dihydrocapsiate: 17
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.5 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 40 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 1
  • Effective Dosage Range: 9 milligrams per day

Dihydrocapsiate Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for dihydrocapsiate is 1.5 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for dihydrocapsiate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Dihydrocapsiate

There are 2 studies in the database on dihydrocapsiate; the research rating is 40. 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 dihydrocapsiate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Dihydrocapsiate

Products Names Amount of Dihydrocapsiate
Steel Core 3mg
Thermx 3mg
Core Shred 50mg
Cannibal Inferno 3mg
Burnr 2mg
Full list of all 17 products containing Dihydrocapsiate.

Claim Ratings

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
increase energy expenditure


The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on dihydrocapsiate dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 9 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Dihydrocapsiate.


Title of Study
Effect of dihydrocapsiate on resting metabolic rate in humans
Effects of dihydrocapsiate on adaptive and diet-induced thermogenesis with a high protein very low calorie diet: a randomized control trial