The overall rating for glycine is 1.5 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.

Table of Contents

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

Glycine Simple Report

  • Supplement: Glycine
  • Supplement Category: conditionally essential amino acids
  • Number of Products Containing Glycine: 67
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.5 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 2
  • Effective Dosage Range: 30 grams per day

Glycine Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for glycine is 1.5 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 glycine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Glycine

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

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Products Containing Glycine

Products Names Amount of Glycine
Warrior Aminos Amount not listed.
Alpha Prime Pre-Workout Amount not listed.
Amino 1000 740mg
Granite Recovery 1.5g
Amino Evolved 1g
Full list of all 67 products containing Glycine.

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. dfafdafdsfasdfasd

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve running performance

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Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce muscle damage

Dosing

The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on glycine dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 30 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Glycine.

References

Title of Study
The Effect of Arginine or Glycine Supplementation on Gastrointestinal Function, Muscle Injury, Serum Amino Acid Concentrations and Performance During a Marathon Run