Epicatechin

Table of Contents

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

Epicatechin Simple Report

  • Supplement: Epicatechin
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Epicatechin: 4
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 2

Epicatechin Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for epicatechin is 2 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 epicatechin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Epicatechin

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

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Products Containing Epicatechin

Products Names Amount of Epicatechin
MOAB - Muscle Builder 300mg
Brute BCAA Amount not listed.
Delta XT 100mg
Alpha One 100mg
Full list of all 4 products containing Epicatechin.

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.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase fat burning

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance

References

Title of Study
(-)-Epicatechin Supplementation Inhibits Aerobic Adaptations to Cycling Exercise in Humans
Acute effects of an oral supplement of (−)-epicatechin on postprandial fat and carbohydrate metabolism in normal and overweight subjects