The overall rating for polydextrose is 2 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

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Polydextrose
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Polydextrose Simple Report

  • Supplement: Polydextrose
  • Supplement Category: fibers
  • Number of Products Containing Polydextrose: 3
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 2
  • Effective Dosage Range: 12.5 grams per day

Polydextrose Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for polydextrose is 2 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 polydextrose as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Polydextrose

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

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Products Containing Polydextrose

Products Names Amount of Polydextrose
Elixir PM 1g
TB16 Thermal Burn 8g
Blood Shed 3g
Full list of all 3 products containing Polydextrose.

Claim Ratings

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.

Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease calorie intake
suppress appetite


The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on polydextrose dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 12.5 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Polydextrose.


Title of Study
Effects of polydextrose with breakfast or with a midmorning preload on food intake and other appetite-related parameters in healthy normal-weight and overweight females: An acute, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, and crossover study