Does glutamine work?

    Claims for Glutamine

    The supplement database currently has 9 claims for Glutamine. The claims include: decrease protein breakdown, decrease body fat, increase strength, improve recovery, reduce muscle damage, reduce muscle soreness, improve immune function, increase muscle mass, improve cycling sprint performance.

    Overall Grade for Glutamine

    The average score for all claims for Glutamine is 2.1 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements. Click on a specific claim below for more specifics.

    Claim #1: decrease body fat

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #2: decrease protein breakdown

    The evidence does not support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1

    Claim #3: improve cycling sprint performance

    The evidence supports the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3

    Claim #4: improve immune function

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #5: improve recovery

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 3
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #6: increase muscle mass

    The evidence supports the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 1
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3

    Claim #7: increase strength

    Some evidence exists to support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 2
    Overall Rating of this Claim 2

    Claim #8: reduce muscle damage

    The evidence does not support the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 3
    Overall Rating of this Claim 1

    Claim #9: reduce muscle soreness

    The evidence supports the claim, however with such a small amount of research included in the database on this claim, you should use caution when interpretting the results. Read more about this claim.
    Number of Studies in this Claim 3
    Overall Rating of this Claim 3