Does folate work?
The overall effectiveness rating for folate is 1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence folate does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
There is one study in the database on folate; 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 folate as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing Folate
|Products Containing Folate|
|Procera Advanced Brain|
|Bucked Up RUT|
|Full list of all 6 products containing Folate.|
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about folate. 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.
|Mental Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|Title of Study|
|Effect of micronutrient supplementation on mood in nursing home residents|