The overall rating for histidine 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.

Table of Contents

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

Histidine Simple Report

  • Supplement: Histidine
  • Supplement Category: essential amino acids
  • Number of Products Containing Histidine: 341
  • Effectiveness Rating: 3 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 3
  • Effective Dosage Range: 4 grams per day

Histidine Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

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

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Research Rating for Histidine

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

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Products Containing Histidine

Products Names Amount of Histidine
Nero Aminos 100mg
Loaded*2 135mg
Guerrilla Base 167mg
Essential Amino Plus Amount not listed.
After Action Recovery 500mg
Full list of all 341 products containing Histidine.

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
decrease body fat
increase weight loss

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve insulin sensitivity


The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on histidine dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 4 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Histidine.


Title of Study
Histidine supplementation improves insulin resistance through suppressed inflammation in obese women with the metabolic syndrome: a randomised controlled trial