Chromium Picolinate Maintains Lean Body Mass During Weight Loss, According to a New Review, Featuring Chromax
A recently published review1 of weight-loss strategies and supplements found that chromium picolinate (Chromax brand by Nutrition 21; Purchase, NY) most effectively maintained lean body mass in subjects while promoting the most substantial loss in fat mass. Most weight-loss strategies cause loss in both fat mass and lean body mass, the latter having negative health implications, explain the authors. Substantial loss of lean body mass can impede the sustainability of weight-loss regimens by lowering resting energy expenditure, metabolism, fatigue, declines in neuromuscular function, and increased risk of injury, write the authors….
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