Trivalent chromium picolinate is the bioactive form of chromium found in living organisms. It is an essential trace element essential for the metabolism of proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. Its main function is to promote glycemic balance. It participates in the proper metabolism of glucose by increasing the effects of insulin, the pancreatic hormone which provides cells with the glucose necessary for energy production and which maintains normal blood glucose levels. It plays an important role in converting carbohydrates into energy, regulating appetite and reducing food cravings.