Improves blood sugar levels and boost energy
Chromium Picolinate - Improves and helps maintain healthy glucose levels
Benefits of Chromium Picolinate
- May help promote healthy blood sugar levels and may improve lipid levels
- May help promote energy and vitality
- May help promote lean body mass and may help decrease body fat
- Picolinate has been added for quicker entry into the bloodstream
- Can help decrease sugar cravings
- Plays a role in weight loss, more specifically in abdominal fat
- Can help hold calcium in the bones and may help with osteoporosis.
Chromium is an essential nutrient needed by the human body. It may improve both blood sugar and energy levels by helping to transport glucose into the cells to be used for fuel. However, the body has difficulty absorbing chromium by itself, but with the addition of the protein picolinate found in this supplement, it enters the bloodstream more easily.
Chromium may help decrease sugar cravings, promote lean body mass and help decrease body fat. It may also help lower excess cortisol (which may play a role in weight loss, specifically around the abdomen), and may help boost physical endurance.
It helps increase the hormone DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which plays many and varied roles in the body, and which may protect against many diseases.
Chromium also helps hold calcium in the bones and may help with osteoporosis.
Chromium deficiencies may occur due to ageing, over exercise, high carbohydrate diet, high intake of refined sugars, and where foods have been grown in soil that is low in chromium.
As a dietary supplement, adults take one capsule daily with meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Keep out of reach of young children.
Children, pregnant women, and women who are breastfeeding should consult their doctor before use.
Nutritional supplements should not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Check with simultaneous intake of medicines with your physician or healthcare professional. No long-term use without professional advice.
Symptoms of toxicity: Lightheadedness and rashes.
Chromium (as picolinate) 200mcg.
Other Ingredients: Capsules (gelatin, water), rice powder and magnesium stearate.
Our Chromium Picolinate is 100% pure crystalline powder.
Free from: Sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, preservatives, artificial colours or flavours.
Mertz W, Angino EE, Cannon HL, Hambidge KM, Voors AW. Chromium. In: US National Committee for Geochemistry. Subcommittee on the Geochemical Environment. Geochemistry and the Environment. Volume I. The Relation of Selected Trace Elements to Health and Disease. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences; 1974:29-35
Bahijiri SM, Mira SA, Mufti AM, Ajabnoor MA. The effects of inorganic chromium and brewer’s yeast supplementation on glucose tolerance, serum lipids and drug dosage in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Saudi Med J. 2000 Sep;21(9):831-7
Bahijri SM. Effect of chromium supplementation on glucose tolerance and lipid profile. Saudi Med J. 2000 Jan;21(1):45-50.
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