Sodium Bicarbonate

Does sodium bicarbonate work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate

The overall effectiveness rating for sodium bicarbonate is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using sodium bicarbonate may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Sodium Bicarbonate

There are 14 studies in the database on sodium bicarbonate; the confidence rating is 36. 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 sodium bicarbonate as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Sodium Bicarbonate

There are 6 products in the database containing Sodium Bicarbonate. Follow the link to see the full list.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about sodium bicarbonate. 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.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cycling performance
improve muscular endurance
improve running performance
improve sports performance
improve sprint performance
improve swimming performance
decrease fatigue
improve cycling sprint performance

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve recovery