Aqueous Chromium .5 oz - Biotics Research - 1729

Vitamins 4 You

Aqueous Chromium
Product size: .5 oz
Manufacturer: Biotics Research

Aqueous Chromium

Would you like to see Reviews of this product?

All Biotics Research products are GLUTEN FREE

The effect of chromium on glucose metabolism apparently requires its conversion to glucose tolerance factor (GTF), a low-molecular-weight compound that contains chromium, niacin (nicotinic acid), Glycine, Glutamic acid, and Cysteine. GTF, which occurs naturally in brewer’s yeast and to a lesser extent in other foods, has been shown to potentiate the action of insulin at the cellular level. Because of farming techniques which fail to replenish trace minerals in the soil, the chromium content of food is most likely far lower than it was at the turn of the century. Tissue chromium levels were found to decline with age in Americans. In other studies, including one by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 50% of people consumed less than the lower level of chromium recommended by the National Academy of Sciences, Nutritional Research Council. In order to be utilized, inorganic chromium must be converted into GTF, its biologically active form. Biosynthesis of GTF requires, among other things, an adequate supply of niacin, a nutrient which may be in short supply in many individuals. Chromium aspartate is a well-utilized form of supplemental chromium being solubilized at a wide range of pH. The amounts of chromium used in most clinical trials (150 to 200 mcg/day) are apparently inadequate for some patients, even when more efficient chromium compounds are used. Larger amounts of chromium, such as 500 to 1,000 mcg/day, have often had greater benefit. So-called "GTF-Chromium" has been widely touted as the preferred chromium supplement. It is true that GTF extracted from food is absorbed to a greater extent and has greater biologic activity than inorganic chromium. However, the precise molecular structure of GTF is still unknown, and GTF has never been successfully synthesized in the laboratory. According to Mertz, who originally discovered GTF, analysis of one of the so-called : "GTF-Chromium" products revealed no GTF activity.

Usage of Biotics Research Aqueous Chromium:
One (1) drop each day as a dietary supplement or as otherwise directed by a health care professional.
  One drop supplies:
Chromium (as trivalent chromium) 150 mcg

REVIEWS for Aqueous Chromium from Biotics Research
There are currently no reviews for this supplement. Would you like to write one?
Vitamins 4 You Disclaimer: Manufacturers continually change product prices and specifications. We try our best to keep product descriptions up to date, although they do not necessarily reflect the latest information available from the manufacturer. No statements or information on this site have been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. No products are intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Biotics Research Aqueous Chromium .5 oz



Wellness Letter Are you interested in learning more about products like the one on this page? We offer a monthly Wellness Newsletter that will inform you of recent developments in the field, new products from each of the manufacturers, and review some of the more recent research that is being done in the world of supplements.

Please click here to sign up for this newsletter.

HomeShopping CartBiotics ResearchDouglas LabsMetagenicsNutriwestPure EncapsulationsThorne Research

~ NEW ~

Pure Encapsulations: new product
PureDefense Chewables
5/20/2015 1:18:17 PM

PureDefense Chewables provides overall immune defense and upper respiratory health support in a great-tasting, chewable tablet.
  [ click here ]

Pure Encapsulations: new product
NeuroMood Pure Pack
5/18/2015 12:53:31 PM

Comprehensive daily packet providing vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids and curcumin for positive mood and emotional wellness
  [ click here ]

Biotics Research: New Product
NutriClear® Chocolate
5/8/2015 12:26:45 PM

NutriClear® Chocolate is used to support the normal detoxification pathways of the body, for metabolic clearing, as well as for healthy GI function.
  [ click here ]

Biotics Research: New Product
Mood Enhancer
5/6/2015 7:44:40 AM

Mood Enhancer was developed by Biotics Research to address serotonin need, and to supply important nutritional synergists to support healthy brain function.
  [ click here ]

Biotics Research: New Product
Cognitive Enhancer
5/5/2015 5:44:49 PM

Cognitive Enhancer from Biotics Research was developed to address our acetylcholine needs, and to give the brain the nutrients it requires to function at a higher level.
  [ click here ]

Biotics Research: New Product
4/29/2015 8:09:17 PM

The ingredients in this supplement are well researched and may be beneficial for the reduction of the symptoms related to migraine headaches.
  [ click here ]

Pure Encapsulations: new product
EmulsiSorb CoQ10 liquid 150 ml
1/7/2015 2:38:52 PM

Enhanced absorption emulsified coenzyme Q10 in a convenient liquid form
  [ click here ]

Pure Encapsulations: new product
1/7/2015 2:38:24 PM

Alpha-GPC is an important neurotransmitter and phospholipid precursor providing support for age-related decline in cognitive function, memory, and cerebrovascular health.
  [ click here ]

Pure Encapsulations: new product
O.N.E.™ Omega
1/7/2015 2:37:49 PM

Provides 1,000 mg triglyceride-form EPA and DHA per single softgel
  [ click here ]