Lean Mass

Lean Mass is overall body mass after Fat Mass has been subtracted. It consists of organs, bone, the brain, water and contractile muscle; since changes in the first three do not occur often, changes in lean mass are assumed to either be muscle tissue, glycogen (energy storage) or water.

   

lbm, lean body mass

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what what supplements affect Lean Mass
GradeLevel of Evidence
ARobust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials
BMultiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
CSingle double blind study or multiple cohort studies
DUncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
SupplementChange
Magnitude of Effect Size
Scientific ConsensusComments
ACreatine
Comparative Health Goals evidence only available to buyers of our Supplement-Goals Reference

All information is still available and viewable on their respective supplement page.
AConjugated Linoleic Acid
BDehydroepiandrosterone
BWhey Protein
BHMB
BChromium
BColostrum
CL-Carnitine
CYohimbine
CPunicic Acid
CBeta-Alanine
CLicorice
CColeus forskohlii
CVelvet Antler
CTribulus terrestris
CEcdysteroids
CFenugreek
CVitamin D
CFish Oil
CLeucine
CArachidonic acid
CLeucic Acid
CArginine
CGlutamine
CD-Aspartic Acid
CHoodia gordonii
CTrimethylglycine
CUrsolic Acid
DEurycoma Longifolia Jack
DSafflower Oil
DAshwagandha
DCocoa Extract
DMangifera indica

References

  1. Evans SF1, et al. Mango supplementation improves blood glucose in obese individuals. Nutr Metab Insights. (2014)
  2. Pardo-Andreu GL1, et al. Mangifera indica L. (Vimang) protection against serum oxidative stress in elderly humans. Arch Med Res. (2006)

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