STS Chromium Picolinate 200 Review

Editor's Review: 3.5 / 5.0

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STS Chromium Picolinate 200 is a source of trivalent chromium. The supplement company does not make any claims about the supplement in the product description. The supplement label published on the official website does not make any claims either. We wonder how the company plans on selling a product without showing the consumer what it could do for them. Chromium is a proven appetite suppressant that helps the body maintain healthy blood glucose levels. This is important when dieting because out of control glucose levels equates to increased hunger and a desire to snack on high carbohydrate foods. The body likes simple carbohydrates because they are easily converted to fuel, but they wreak havoc on blood glucose levels. Online ordering is supported but free trials and testimonials are not available.

List of Ingredients

Chromium 200 mcg.

Product Features

When a dieter eats a reduced calorie diet as part of a weight loss plan, the most common complaint is hunger. It can take eight weeks or more to retrain the stomach not to signal hunger after a high carbohydrate meal by eating healthy, fiber-rich menus full of lean protein. During this eight week time frame, dieters are more apt to fall off a diet plan thanks to hunger than any other time. Chromium helps to control blood glucose levels so hunger is not as big a problem.

Dieters using meal replacement shakes and bars are more apt to feel the effects of the blood sugar roller coaster. These meals tend to be high in sugar and low in fat which will inevitably cause a spike and subsequent drop in blood glucose. Fiber helps to control the spike as does chromium. Clinical studies are available supporting the use of chromium for this purpose. Typically take by diabetics trying to naturally control their disease, chromium is also marketed for weight loss or included as part of proven weight loss supplements.

The price of STS Chromium Picolinate 200 is a bit higher than we would like to see at nearly $14 per bottle. This is just a small part of weight loss supplementation. Typically paired with chromium are green tea and caffeine used to boost metabolism. Without these ingredients, the dieter may not see the full potential benefits of chromium.

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Advantages

  • Chromium may help control blood glucose levels.
  • Proven appetite suppressant and weight loss ingredient.

Disadvantages

  • May not work best in the given formula.
  • No clinical studies listed to prove the effects of chromium on blood sugar.

Conclusion

There are only a handful of proven weight loss ingredients and Chromium Picolinate is one of them. STS Chromium Picolinate 200 could be backed with verifiable clinical data, but STS doesn’t bother with that or any claims about what the supplement could do for the dieter.

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