Solgar Chromium Picolinate


Solgar Chromium picolinate is a well absorbed form of Chromium meaning that it gets absorbed easily into the bloodstream through the gut mucosa. Chromium is especially helpful for sugar cravings and blood sugar imbalance either high or low blood sugar levels and it usually helps relieves these symptoms when taken over time. Chromium has also been shown to decrease the fat to muscle ratio and therefore increase the muscle to fat ratio in trials suggesting that it is a key nutrients for metabolism of carbohydrates and fats.

Chromium deficiency is thought to be a contributing factor in type 2 diabetes as chromium stores get depleted through a highly processed and high sugar diet. Chromium is found in a molecule called ‘Glucose Tolerance Factor’ which takes insulin to the cell facilitating the uptake of insulin. Acne sufferers benefit from Chromium supplementation as the body is easily able to balance the blood sugar levels and high blood sugar levels are thought to be a factor in acne and also the high rates of infection in type 2 diabetes patients. For this reason it is recommended that those with pre-diabetes or Diabetes {both type 1 and 2} take Chromium whilst checking blood sugar recordings so that medications can be adjusted accordingly.

The best way to determine if you have a Chromium deficiency is by signs and symptoms, as blood tests are rarely accurate. Talk to one of our health professionals if you are are wondering if you are Chromium deficient so we can help you decide what dose is best to use and for how long.

This product passes the quality and dosage requirements that we set as practitioners of natural health. Because if there is not enough in it, it’s not worth taking. Enjoy!

Additional information



Each capsule contains: Chromium (as chromium picolinate) 200 mcg


Adults: 1 capsule once or twice daily or as directed.


If you are taking hypoglycemic medications, check blood glucose reading regularly while starting Chromium supplementation. Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature.