The overall rating for prickly pear is 2.5 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

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

Prickly Pear Simple Report

  • Supplement: Prickly Pear
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Prickly Pear: 2
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.5 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 4

Prickly Pear Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for prickly pear is 2.5 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for prickly pear as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Prickly Pear

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

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Products Containing Prickly Pear

Products Names Amount of Prickly Pear
CVOL Powder 84mg
Cell Tech Hyper-Build 50mg
Full list of all 2 products containing Prickly Pear.

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.

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower total cholesterol levels

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce muscle damage

References

Title of Study
The effect of Opuntia ficus-indica juice supplementation on oxidative stress, cardiovascular parameters, and biochemical markers following yo-yo Intermittent recovery test