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The overall rating for glutamine is 1.9 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.
Glutamine is one of the conditionally essential amino acids. Under normal circumstances, the body makes enough. In certain instances, such as a critical illness, the body's requirement exceeds its production capability. In these times, the body needs an external (dietary/supplement) source, to meet its needs. Read More
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- Products Containing Glutamine
- Claim Ratings
Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for glutamine is 1.9 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 glutamine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Glutamine
There are 12 studies in the database on glutamine; the research rating is 32. 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 glutamine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Glutamine
|Products Names||Amount of Glutamine|
|Amino Fire||Amount not listed.|
|Full list of all 141 products containing Glutamine.|
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|
|decrease body fat||increase muscle mass||increase weight loss|
|Protein Synthesis Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease protein breakdown|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve cardiovascular endurance||improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance||increase strength||improve cycling sprint performance|
|Immune Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve immune function|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower blood pressure||lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels||increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels||lower total cholesterol levels||lower triglyceride levels|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve insulin sensitivity||improve glucose control|