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Human Effect Matrix

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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies to tell you what supplements affect Free Fatty Acids.

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c Strong Very High See all 5 studies
The greater reliance on fatty acids for energy leads to an increase in circulating free fatty acids.
grade-d Minor - See study
There was a modest reduction in one study in type 2 diabetics, but much more research is needed.
grade-d - - See study
No apparent effect in one study during exercise.

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Things to Note

Also Known As

FFA, Non-esterified fatty acids, NEFA

Do Not Confuse With

Triglycerides