Chromium

What other names is Chromium known by?

Acétate de Chrome, Atomic Number 24, Chlorure Chromique, Chlorure de Chrome, Chrome, Chrome III, Chrome 3+, Chrome FTG, Chrome Facteur de Tolérance au Glucose, Chrome Trivalent, Chromic Chloride, Chromium Acetate, Chromium Chloride, Chromium Nicotinate, Chromium Picolinate, Chromium Polynicotinate, Chromium Proteinate, Chromium Trichloride, Chromium Tripicolinate, Chromium III, Chromium III Picolinate, Chromium 3+, Cr III, Cr3+, Cromo, Glucose Tolerance Factor-Cr, GTF, GTF Chromium, GTF-Cr, Kali Bichromicum, Nicotinate de Chrome, Numéro Atomique 24, Picolinate de Chrome, Picolinate de Chrome III, Polynicotinate de Chrome, Potassium Bichromate, Protéinate de Chrome, Trichlorure de Chrome, Tripicolinate de Chrome, Trivalent Chromium, Cr.

What is Chromium?

Chromium is a metal. It is called an "essential trace element" because very small amounts of chromium are necessary for human health.

Likely Effective for...

  • Preventing chromium deficiency.

Possibly Effective for...

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Athletic conditioning.
  • Prediabetes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Improving athletic performance, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), obesity and weight loss, depression, preventing a heart attack, Turner's syndrome (a genetic disorder that has a high risk of diabetes), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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