Chromium decrease body fat

Does chromium decrease body fat?

Effectiveness Rating for Chromium's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well chromium is able to decrease body fat. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Chromium to decrease body fat. Using Chromium to decrease body fat will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Chromium's Ability to Decrease Body Fat

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 7 studies in the database on chromium; the confidence rating is 140. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Chromium Dose to Decrease Body Fat

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
400mcg once daily 400mcg
200mcg once daily 200mcg
400mcg once daily 400mcg
200mcg once daily 200mcg
200mcg once daily 200mcg
500mcg once daily 500mcg
400mcg once daily 400mcg
200mcg once daily 200mcg

References

Title of Study
Effects of chromium picolinate supplementation on body composition: a randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled study
Effects of Chromium Picolinate Supplementation on Body Composition, Strength, and Urinary Chromium Loss in Football Players
Effects of chromium picolinate on body composition
Chromium picolinate effects on body composition and muscular performance in wrestlers
Chromium picolinate supplementation in women: effects on body weight, composition, and iron status
The effect of chromium picolinate on muscular strength and body composition in women athletes
Effect of Chromium Supplementation and Exercise on Body Composition, Resting Metabolic Rate and Selected Biochemical Parameters in Moderately Obese Women Following an Exercise Program

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