Life Extension Optimized Chromium with Crominex® 3+, 500 mcg 60 vegetarian capsules, Item# 01504
Chromium is an essential mineral that is not made by the body and must be obtained from the diet. It is widely recognized for its role in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels in those with already normal levels.1
Crominex® 3+ is a new, highly stable and bioavailable form of chromium that is complexed with Capros ®amla (Phyllanthus emblica) and PrimaVie® shilajit. These ingredients help to stabilize and enhance the bioavailability of the chromium.1
Capros® is obtained from Phyllanthus emblica, the superfruit Indian gooseberry using a patented water-based process. Capros® is distinctly different from other commercially available Phyllanthus emblica extracts. The bioactive tannins in Indian gooseberries give Capros® its cascading antioxidant effect, which means that its metabolites have antioxidant properties. The levels of these bioactive tannins are maintained at more than 60 percent, allowing for long-lasting protection.
Shilajit has been shown to help restore and sustain cellular energy. Part of shilajit's beneficial effects derive from its ability to help the mitochondria convert fats and sugars into adenosine triphosphate, or ATP -- the body's main source of energy.2
Chromium has a positive effect on blood glucose regulation and is needed for insulin to function properly. This chromium complex has excellent delivery of the chromium ion to target sites.Supplement FactsServing Size:
1 vegetarian capsuleServings Per Container:
60Amount Per Serving
Chromium [as Crominex® 3+ chromium stabilized with Capros® standardized Phyllanthus emblica extract (fruit) and PrimaVie® purified and standardized Shilajit] - 500mcg
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), silica.
This product contains NO milk, egg, fish, peanuts, crustacean shellfish (lobster, crab, shrimp), soybeans, tree nuts, wheat, yeast, gluten, or corn. Contains NO sugar, and no artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives.
Crominex® 3+, Capros® and PrimaVie® are registered trademarks of Natreon, Inc.Dosage and Use:
Take one capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.Caution:
Because this product may lower blood glucose, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are taking blood glucose lowering medication.References
- Intern J Diabetes in Developing Countries, 2009, Accepted for publication.
- Pharmacology online. 2009; 2:690-698.
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