Chromium supplementation in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

@article{Onakpoya2013ChromiumSI,
  title={Chromium supplementation in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.},
  author={Igho J Onakpoya and Paul Posadzki and Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          496-507
        }
}
The increased prevalence of obesity has made the use of dietary supplements as weight reducing agents highly popular, but their efficacy has not been proven. One such supplement is chromium. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the evidence for or against the efficacy of chromium supplementation in overweight and obese individuals. Electronic searches were conducted in Medline, Embase, Amed and The Cochrane Library. The bibliographies of located articles were also searched. No age, gender… CONTINUE READING

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