Chromium is a trace mineral and is needed for energy. It increases the metabolism of glucose and helps make cholesterol, fats and proteins. It helps to maintain blood sugar levels in hypoglycemics and diabetics.
Supports the metabolism of glucose and energy production. It also supports the cardiovascular system and cholesterol levels. Chromium helps to move blood sugar (glucose) from the bloodstream into the cells so it can be used as energy. It also turns fats, carbohydrates, and proteins into energy. Chromium may help some individuals with Type 2 diabetes. It may help them control their blood sugar and may help manage Type 2 diabetes. Chromium supplements are helpful in building muscle and burning fat and helping the body use carbohydrates properly. Chromium may also positively affect the eyes. There is a link between low chromium levels and increased risk of glaucoma. Chromium slows down the loss of calcium; therefore, it could prevent bone loss in women during menopause.
None known when taken as directed.
May be taken daily as directed on the packaging.
Beer, brewer's yeast, brown rice, cheese, red meat, chicken, corn, dairy products, mushrooms, potatoes (with skin), oysters, nuts, and liver.
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