The overall rating for krill oil 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. Claim Ratings
  6. References

Krill Oil Simple Report

  • Supplement: Krill Oil
  • Supplement Category: fatty acids
  • Number of Products Containing Krill Oil: 0
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 5

Krill Oil Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

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

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Research Rating for Krill Oil

There are 3 studies in the database on krill oil; 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 krill oil as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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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

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

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Protein Synthesis Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase protein synthesis

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Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance

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Immune Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve immune function

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Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower triglyceride levels

References

Title of Study
Krill oil supplementation lowers serum triglycerides without increasing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in adults with borderline high or high triglyceride levels
The Effect of Krill Oil Supplementation on Exercise Performance and Markers of Immune Function
The Effects of Krill Oil on mTOR Signaling and Resistance Exercise: A Pilot Study