The overall rating for lactoferrin is 2.5 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for lactoferrin is 2.5 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 lactoferrin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Lactoferrin
There are 2 studies in the database on lactoferrin; 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 lactoferrin as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Lactoferrin
|Products Names||Amount of Lactoferrin|
|Full list of all 1 products containing Lactoferrin.|
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.
|Immune Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve immune function|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|reduce acne count|
The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on lactoferrin dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 200 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Lactoferrin.
|Title of Study|
|Bovine lactoferrin supplementation supports immune and antioxidant status in healthy human males|
|Efficacy and tolerability of oral lactoferrin supplementation in mild to moderate acne vulgaris: an exploratory study|