The overall rating for magnesium is 1.6 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
- Simple Report
- Detailed Report
- Overall Effectiveness Rating
- Research Rating
- Products Containing Magnesium
- Claim Ratings
Magnesium Simple Report
- Supplement: Magnesium
- Supplement Category: vitamins and minerals
- Number of Products Containing Magnesium: 361
- Effectiveness Rating: 1.6 out of 3
- Research Rating: 24 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
- Number of Studies: 6
- Number of Claims: 10
Magnesium Detailed Report
Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for magnesium is 1.6 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 magnesium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Magnesium
There are 6 studies in the database on magnesium; the research rating is 24. 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 magnesium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Magnesium
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
|decrease body fat
|Mental Health Claims