Chromium (lll) Picolinate is sold as a nutritional supplement that is a chemical compound. This compound is used to help treat Type 2 Diabetes as a nutritional supplement and to promote weight loss. Chromium is a mineral found in low portions in many foods. It plays a role in the metabolism of nutrients through its impact on the hormone insulin. It is the form often found in dietary supplements.This is a coordination compound that is derived from Chromium (lll) and Picolinic acid. This compound is made up of Chromium, Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen. The molecular composition is Cr(C6H4NO2)3 consisting of 39 atoms. Just like the other compounds, it has characteristic properties. The molar mass of it is 418.33g/mL. At its standard state, it is 25 degrees celsius (77 degrees fahrenheit). The color of it is a pink/red color. Even though it helps with health issues, it can have some complications to it. For instance, it can cause harm to your body and brain. An example of this would be thinking problems, having trouble concentrating, bad coordination, liver problems, loss of appetite, and jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin), and those are just a few. But it has many benefits to it as well. For example, it can reduce hunger and cravings for people trying to lose weight and it can increase blood sugar for people who suffer from diabetes. Around 2.4 pounds can be lost after 12 to 16 weeks in obese adults. In conclusion, Chromium (lll) Picolinate is a very useful compound.

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