The overall rating for zinc magnesium aspartate (zma) 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

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

Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA) Simple Report

  • Supplement: Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA)
  • Supplement Category: vitamins and minerals
  • Number of Products Containing Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA): 1
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.3 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 30 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 4
  • Number of Claims: 10

Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA) Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for zinc magnesium aspartate (zma) 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 zinc magnesium aspartate (zma) as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA)

There are 4 studies in the database on zinc magnesium aspartate (zma); 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 magnesium aspartate (zma) as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA)

Products Names Amount of Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA)
Nugenix PM-ZMA 2.4mg
Full list of all 1 products containing Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA).

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
increase muscle mass

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve muscular endurance
improve sports performance
decrease fatigue
increase strength
improve cycling sprint performance

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease cortisol levels
increase levels of growth hormone
increase testosterone

References

Title of Study
Effects of a Novel Zinc-Magnesium Formulation on Hormones and Strength
Effects of Zinc Magnesium Aspartate (ZMA) Supplementation on Training Adaptations and Markers of Anabolism and Catabolism
Effects of zinc, magnesium and vitamin B6 supplementation on hormones and performance in weightlifters
Serum testosterone and urinary excretion of steroid hormone metabolites after administration of a high-dose zinc supplement