The overall rating for psyllium is 2.9 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 Psyllium
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. References

Psyllium Simple Report

  • Supplement: Psyllium
  • Supplement Category: fibers
  • Number of Products Containing Psyllium: 1
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.9 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 40 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 7
  • Number of Claims: 7

Psyllium Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for psyllium is 2.9 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 psyllium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Psyllium

There are 7 studies in the database on psyllium; the research 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 research rating is for psyllium as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Psyllium

Products Names Amount of Psyllium
FSN Burn Amount not listed.
Full list of all 1 products containing Psyllium.

Claim Ratings

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Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease body fat
increase weight loss

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

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General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve insulin sensitivity

References

Title of Study
Effects of psyllium on glucose and serum lipid responses in men with type 2 diabetes and hypercholesterolemia
Long-term cholesterol-lowering effects of psyllium as an adjunct to diet therapy in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
Psyllium decreased serum glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin significantly in diabetic outpatients
Psyllium improves dyslipidaemia, hyperglycaemia and hypertension, while guar gum reduces body weight more rapidly in patients affected by metabolic syndrome following an AHA Step 2 diet
Psyllium supplementation in adolescents improves fat distribution & lipid profile: a randomized, participant-blinded, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
The effect of a fibre supplement compared to a healthy diet on body composition, lipids, glucose, insulin and other metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight and obese individuals
The effects of 12-week psyllium fibre supplementation or healthy diet on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in overweight and obese individuals