The overall rating for green tea extract is 2 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 Green Tea Extract
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Green Tea Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Green Tea Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Green Tea Extract: 161
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 40 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 11
  • Number of Claims: 8
  • Effective Dosage Range: 856 milligrams per day

Green Tea Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for green tea extract is 2 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 green tea extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Green Tea Extract

There are 11 studies in the database on green tea extract; the research rating is 40. 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 green tea extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Green Tea Extract

Products Names Amount of Green Tea Extract
Pump the Chaos Amount not listed.
Elite Burn Amount not listed.
Nitric Oxide Pump 125mg
Mdrive Prime Amount not listed.
Amino Fire Amount not listed.
Full list of all 161 products containing Green Tea Extract.

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.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase weight loss

Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase energy expenditure

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve sprint performance

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower blood pressure

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce acne count

Dosing

The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on green tea extract dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 856 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Green Tea Extract.

References

Title of Study
Consumption of green tea favorably affects oxidative stress markers in weight-trained men
Does supplementation with green tea extract improve acne in post-adolescent women? A randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled clinical trial
Effect of a single dose of green tea polyphenols on the blood markers of exercise-induced oxidative stress in soccer players
Effect of green tea extract supplementation on exercise-induced delayed onset muscle soreness and muscular damage
Efficacy of a green tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans
Green Tea Extract Preserves Neuromuscular Activation and Muscle Damage Markers in Athletes Under Cumulative Fatigue
Green tea extract supplementation gives protection against exercise-induced oxidative damage in healthy men
Health effects of green tea catechins in overweight and obese men: a randomised controlled cross-over trial
The Effect of Green Tea and Sour Tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) Supplementation on Oxidative Stress and Muscle Damage in Athletes
The effect of green tea and sour tea on blood pressure of patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized clinical trial
The effect of green tea extract supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress parameters in male sprinters