Pea Protein

Does pea protein work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Pea Protein

The overall effectiveness rating for pea protein is 3 out of 3. This rating means there is ample evidence that using pea protein will lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Pea Protein

There are 2 studies in the database on pea protein; 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 pea protein 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 pea protein. 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.

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

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase strength

References

Title of Study
Pea proteins oral supplementation promotes muscle thickness gains during resistance training: a double-blind, randomized, Placebo-controlled clinical trial vs. Whey protein
The Effects of Whey vs. Pea Protein on Physical Adaptations Following 8-Weeks of High-Intensity Functional Training (HIFT): A Pilot Study