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

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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, gend...

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10.1111/obr.12026

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Journal:
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
496-507
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1467-789X
ISSN:
1467-7881
URN:
uuid:c3cbe804-4656-4fa0-b3bd-efa13977b6c3
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390920
Local pid:
pubs:390920

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