Does chromium work?
Overall Effectiveness Rating for Chromium
The overall effectiveness rating for chromium is 1.3 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence chromium does what it claims. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.
Overall Confidence Rating for Chromium
There are 9 studies in the database on chromium; the confidence rating is 52. 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. Note, this rating is for chromium as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing Chromium
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about chromium. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.