Table of Contents

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

Zinc Simple Report

  • Supplement: Zinc
  • Supplement Category: vitamins and minerals
  • Number of Products Containing Zinc: 110
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.8 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 30 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 6
  • Number of Claims: 6

Zinc Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for zinc is 1.8 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 zinc as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Zinc

There are 6 studies in the database on zinc; the research rating is 30. 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 zinc as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Zinc

Products Names Amount of Zinc
Testo 20mg
Advanced Molecular Labs Testosterone Support 30mg
T-Matrix 6mg
Rise 15mg
Super Test Capsules 14mg
Full list of all 110 products containing Zinc.

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.

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

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cycling performance
improve muscular endurance
increase strength

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase testosterone

Immune Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve immune function


Title of Study
Effect of fatiguing bicycle exercise on thyroid hormone and testosterone levels in sedentary males supplemented with oral zinc
Effect of Zinc and Selenium Supplementation on Serum Testosterone and Plasma Lactate in Cyclist After an Exhaustive Exercise Bout
Effects of Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA) Supplementation on Training Adaptations and Markers of Anabolism and Catabolism
The effect of exhaustion exercise on thyroid hormones and testosterone levels of elite athletes receiving oral zinc
Zinc supplementation decreases incidence of infections in the elderly: effect of zinc on generation of cytokines and oxidative stress
Zinc supplementation decreases oxidative stress, incidence of infection, and generation of inflammatory cytokines in sickle cell disease patients