The overall rating for folic acid is 3 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for folic acid is 3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for folic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Folic Acid
There is one study in the database on folic acid; 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 folic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Folic Acid
|Products Names||Amount of Folic Acid|
|C4 Ultimate Shred||500mcg|
|Flash Point Burn||196mcg|
|Full list of all 169 products containing Folic Acid.|
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.
|Mental Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve cognitive ability|
|Title of Study|
|Effect of 3-year folic acid supplementation on cognitive function in older adults in the FACIT trial: a randomised, double blind, controlled trial|