Inositol is a carbocyclic sugar, that belongs to the vitamin B family.
Inositol is required for cell growth.
There have been studies to evaluate if large doses of inositol could be a beneficial treatment for depression, but no results have been conclusive.
In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of inositol that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.
We also have an article about inositol named What Is Inositol? if you're interested in learning more.
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Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Inositol
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of inositol.
1. Cell Health
Inositol - Cell Health
About this claim
A cell is the smallest unit of life. They provide structure for the body, taking nutrients from food, and carry out functions. Our cells require nutrients to function optimally. According to research, some specific nutrients can beneficially affect your cells. Healthy cells are vital for your overall health.
Research sources for this claim
- Inositol - an overview ◳
- Required for cell growth
You are welcome to explore 36 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.