Effectiveness Rating for Chromium's Ability to Increase Energy Expenditure

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well chromium is able to increase energy expenditure. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Chromium to increase energy expenditure. Using Chromium to increase energy expenditure will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Chromium's Ability to Increase Energy Expenditure

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 is one study in the database on chromium; the confidence rating is 20. 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 Increase Energy Expenditure

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


Title of Study
Effect of Chromium Supplementation and Exercise on Body Composition, Resting Metabolic Rate and Selected Biochemical Parameters in Moderately Obese Women Following an Exercise Program