Phosphatidic Acid

Does phosphatidic acid work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Phosphatidic Acid

The overall effectiveness rating for phosphatidic acid is 1.3 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence phosphatidic acid does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.

Overall Confidence Rating for Phosphatidic Acid

There are 3 studies in the database on phosphatidic acid; the confidence rating is 40. 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 phosphatidic acid as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Phosphatidic Acid

Products Containing Phosphatidic Acid
Full list of all 1 products containing Phosphatidic Acid.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about phosphatidic acid. 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
decrease body fat
increase muscle mass

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve muscular endurance
improve sports performance
increase strength


Title of Study
Effects of phosphatidic acid supplementation on muscle thickness and strength in resistance-trained men
Eight Weeks of Phosphatidic Acid Supplementation in Conjunction with Resistance Training Does Not Differentially Affect Body Composition and Muscle Strength in Resistance-Trained Men
The effects of phosphatidic acid supplementation on strength, body composition, muscular endurance, power, agility, and vertical jump in resistance trained men