Medical treatment

Chromium is successfully used in diabetes type I and type II, in the pregnancy and in hypoglycemia. Adding chromium enable higher tolerance to glucose. This affects the maintenance of blood glucose levels stable and protect blood vessels and organs of damage caused by high glucose levels.

Chromium reduces fat levels in the blood of diabetics with type II diabetes.

Chromium can reduce the level of total and LDL (low density lipoprotein) and increases levels of beneficial HDL (high density lipoproteins). Hence the chromium can also be used to treat certain heart diseases.

Some scientists believe that consuming moderate amounts of chromium in the form of chromium picolinate may contribute to weight loss, reduce fat and increase muscle mass.