You are right on target. One of the authors is employed by a company called Nutrition 21. If that sounds familiar, it is because that is the same company that sells the branded version of Chromium Picolinate called Chromax. The same drug that is referenced in the paper. Hmmm.... Unbiased? Independent? No. One of them works for Avon, the global beauty company. One of them works for a little company called PepsiCo.