Effectiveness Rating for Chromium's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well chromium is able to increase weight loss. The overall rating for this claim is 2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Chromium to increase weight loss may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Chromium's Ability to Increase Weight Loss

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 4 studies in the database on chromium; the confidence rating is 80. 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 Weight Loss

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
1mg once daily 1mg
400mcg once daily 400mcg
400mcg once daily 400mcg
200mch once daily 200mch


Title of Study
Chromium Picolinate Supplementation Attenuates Body Weight Gain and Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes
A randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled study of the effects of chromium picolinate supplementation on body composition: A replication and extension of a previous study
Effects of chromium picolinate on body composition
Chromium picolinate supplementation in women: effects on body weight, composition, and iron status