Chromium is an essential trace mineral that comes in several different varieties, most commonly as polynicotinate or picolinate. Chromium picolinate is the form, which is the most bio available.
The body needs chromium for normal growth, health and well-being. Chromium helps your body use sugar properly. It is also needed for the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
For people who are unable to get enough chromium in their regular diet or who have a need for more chromium, chromium supplements may be necessary.
What Is Chromium For?
- May promote glucose metabolism
- May support weight loss programmes by reducing sugar cravings
- May improve the symptoms of diabetes
- May improve heart health and cholesterol
- May help to build lean muscle
- May help lower blood pressure
- Aid normal growth
- Support the nervous system