The overall rating for vitamin c is 1.3 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
Table of Contents
- Simple Report
- Detailed Report
- Overall Effectiveness Rating
- Research Rating
- Products Containing Vitamin C
- Claim Ratings
Vitamin C Simple Report
- Supplement: Vitamin C
- Supplement Category: vitamins and minerals
- Number of Products Containing Vitamin C: 525
- Effectiveness Rating: 1.3 out of 3
- Research Rating: 44 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
- Number of Studies: 21
- Number of Claims: 17
Vitamin C Detailed Report
Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for vitamin c is 1.3 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for vitamin c as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Vitamin C
There are 21 studies in the database on vitamin c; the research rating is 44. 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 vitamin c as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Vitamin C
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.
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