Does maltodextrin work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Maltodextrin

The overall effectiveness rating for maltodextrin is 1 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence maltodextrin does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Maltodextrin

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

Products Containing Maltodextrin

Products Containing Maltodextrin
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Full list of all 7 products containing Maltodextrin.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about maltodextrin. 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.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve sports performance


Title of Study
Does carbohydrate supplementation enhance tennis match play performance?