- MFG # CRP26
- UPC # 766298000602
Your body breaks down the food that you eat to release energy. Glucose is one of the most readily available sources of energy‚ and is quickly released into your blood stream shortly after you eat sugary foods. To prevent the glucose levels in your blood from becoming dangerously high‚ your body produces insulin to convert the glucose into compounds that can be stored.
Insulin works in harmony with glucose tolerance factor (GTF)‚ a natural compound that contains chromium. People who have chromium deficiency may not produce enough GTF‚ lowering their tolerance of glucose. Mental confusion and an inability to focus is another symptom of a chromium deficiency. Chromium picolinate may also improve your mood.
Eating a diet that’s very high in sugar can also lead to high levels of chromium being excreted in your urine‚ instead of staying in your body where it’s needed. Good dietary sources of chromium include broccoli‚ eggs‚ and fish. It can be difficult to obtain a healthy amount of chromium in your daily diet‚ because foods such as whole grains‚ nuts‚ and green beans‚ only provide very small amounts of it. That’s why you may want to consider taking a supplement.
Chromium (Picolinate) by Pure Encapsulations is a good source of chromium‚ which is even more necessary than usual during pregnancy or illness. In addition to chromium‚ these capsules also contain vegetable fiber to aid the digestion and absorption of the active ingredient. This supplement is free from common allergens like lactose and soy.
Each vegetable capsule of Pure Encapsulations’ Chromium Picolinate supplies 200 mcg of chromium picolinate. One bottle contains 60 capsules‚ which is a two-month supply at the recommended dosage of one capsule per day.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypo-allergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
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.
Each vegetarian capsule contains:
Chromium (as chromium picolinate) .............................................................................. 200 mcg
Other ingredients: hypo-allergenic plant fiber (cellulose)‚ vegetarian capsule (cellulose‚ water)
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-3 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ with meals
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product. Chromium is generally well tolerated‚ however has been associated with headaches‚ sleep disturbances‚ irritability and mood changes. There have also
been rare reports of cognitive‚ perceptual‚ and motor dysfunction. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Chromium may inhibit thyroid medication absorption. Concurrent administration is not recommended. Individuals on insulin or anti-diabetes medication should have blood glucose levels monitored. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for Chromium (picolinate) 200 mcg - 60 Capsules
Working for me!!
Chromium Picolinate by Pure Encapsulations seems to help me control my urge to eat sweets by maintaining my sugar levels.
I take it once a day so makes it easy for me.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
Chromium by Pure Encapsulations is a great supplement; helps with weight loss by reducing appetite. I've used it only one week now.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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