Does diindolylmethane work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Diindolylmethane

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

Overall Confidence Rating for Diindolylmethane

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

Products Containing Diindolylmethane

Products Containing Diindolylmethane
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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about diindolylmethane. 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
increase fat burning

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower total cholesterol levels
lower triglyceride levels

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower fasting glucose


Title of Study
Effects of Microencapsulated Diindolylmethane on Resting and Exercise Metabolism in Overweight and Obese College Aged Men