Chromium lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

Does chromium lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Chromium's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

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

Confidence Rating for Chromium's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

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 Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
500mcg twice daily 1000mcg

References

Title of Study
Effects of Chromium Picolinate Supplementation on Insulin Sensitivity, Serum Lipids, and Body Composition in Healthy, Nonobese, Older Men and Women

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