Krill Oil

Does krill oil work?

Krill Oil Claims

The supplement database currently has 5 claims for Krill Oil. The claims include: increase protein synthesis, increase muscle mass, lower triglyceride levels, improve cycling performance, improve immune function.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Krill Oil

The overall effectiveness rating for krill oil is 2 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using krill oil may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Krill Oil

There are 5 studies in the database on krill oil; 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 krill oil 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 krill oil. 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.

The effectiveness rating for krill oil's ability to improve cycling performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about krill oil's ability to improve cycling performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for krill oil's ability to improve immune function is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about krill oil's ability to improve immune function.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for krill oil's ability to increase muscle mass is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about krill oil's ability to increase muscle mass.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for krill oil's ability to increase protein synthesis is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about krill oil's ability to increase protein synthesis.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for krill oil's ability to lower triglyceride levels is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about krill oil's ability to lower triglyceride levels.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20