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Supplement Database

Welcome to The Supplement Database

The Supplement Database launched in early 2019 as a place to find easy to read, unbiased, and research-based supplement ratings and reviews. Since then, it's grown to include ratings on both ingredients and products in multiple categories. At its core, the database uses information from peer-reviewed research articles to...

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Supplement Serving Sizes

Supplement Doses Studies included in the Supplement Database conduct research on how well a supplement works for a certain claim. These studies use a specific dose when conducting their research. The database now lists those doses and how well the individual doses performed. To find these doses, navigate to a...

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What is the Supplement Database?

The Problem Every solution starts with a problem. The problem with today's supplement industry is that many, if not most, products marketed to the masses are not based on actual science. They're based on marketing hype and pushed by those who are too smart to use these substandard products. The...

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supplement ratings

How does the database rate supplements?

The Ratings The Supplement Database rates a supplement's specific claims in two ways: effectiveness and confidence. These two ratings deal with: 1) how well a supplement does what it promises, and, 2) whether there is enough evidence to come to a definite conclusion. Both ratings are on a 3 point...

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What’s the difference between effectiveness and confidence ratings?

Supplement Ratings Hundreds of studies exist on most supplements. The challenge is finding those studies and figuring out whether a supplement is effective for a specific claim. The Supplement Database analyzes studies and gives you the information you need to come to an educated decision about whether or not a...

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