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Chromium Picolinate

Chromium picolinate is a form of the mineral chromium that can be found in supplements. Many of these products claim to improve nutrient metabolism and produce weight loss. However, many people wonder about safety and effectiveness. This article will discuss several possible benefits of chromium picolinate and help you decide whether or not it is worth trying.

Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts. It’s found in small quantities in meat, whole grains, some fruits and vegetables, and spices.1In 1959, chromium was first identified as an element that enables the hormone insulin to function properly. Since then, chromium has been studied for diabetes and has become a popular dietary supplement. It is widely available in health food stores, drug stores and online.