Does galactose work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Galactose

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

Overall Confidence Rating for Galactose

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

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about galactose. 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.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cycling performance


Title of Study
The effect of galactose supplementation on endurance cycling performance