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Like iron and zinc‚ chromium is a metal and essential trace element. Needed only in small quantities‚ it still plays an essential role in maintaining our health and wellness. Though the majority of people are getting enough chromium in their diets‚ there still exist certain instances where someone would have to have to take a chromium supplement. For example‚ those with diabetes‚ the elderly‚ and individuals with a poor diet‚ might need to take a chromium supplement like Progressive Labs' Chromium Picolinate.
Research has suggested that Chromium may be an essential component in how our bodies regulate blood glucose levels. Although the research is still continuing‚ the exact method through which chromium affects our blood sugar isn't understood; but there are proposed theories. One such theory is that chromium reacts with the LMWCr (low-molecular weight chromium) binding substance‚ intensifying the effects of insulin.
Low levels of chromium have also been possibly linked with higher cholesterol‚ which would negatively impact your cardiovascular health. Chromium has also been implicated in maintaining ocular health‚ but more studies are needed. Very recent studies have shed light on the possibility that a chromium supplement‚ like Progressive Labs'‚ could reduce our body's cravings for fat‚ which could then help individuals with weight management. Additionally‚ some researchers and manufactures suggest that chromium could be helpful in promoting muscle in combination with working out.
Foods that contain chromium are some meats‚ potatoes (more notably‚ the skin) whole grain products‚ some fresh fruits and vegetables‚ cheeses‚ spices‚ and more. Cooking meals in stainless steel cookware also imparts food in chromium. However‚ for those with poor diets or chromium inhibiting health conditions‚ Progressive Labs is proud to offer their chromium supplement‚ Chromium Picolinate.
Progressive Labs has been a family owned manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements for 40 years. Progressive Labs has supplied over 25‚000 customers with professional grade vitamins‚ herbals‚ and dietary supplements.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
Amount Per Serving / % DV
Chromium (as chromium picolinate) 200mcg / 166%
Other Ingredients: Rice flour‚ hypromellose (vegetable capsule) vegetable magnesium stearate.
(Free of common allergens such as yeast‚ corn‚ soy‚ milk and egg products).
(Contains no animal products).
This product has been produced in a facility that is NSF GMP Registered.
Take one capsule twice daily‚ or more‚ as directed by a doctor.
Tamper evident band around cap and seal on bottle.
Do not use if either seal is broken or missing.
Keep out of reach of children.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Vegetable Product
- Made In The Usa
- Corn Free
- Milk Free
- Soy Free
- Egg Free
- Yeast Free
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