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What are the vanadium supplements?

What are the vanadium supplements?

Trace: Vanadium is a trace element. Some people use it in very small amounts for osteoporosis in addition to other main supplements. ...Read more

Chromium (Definition)

Chromium is a metal thought to have some role as a nutritional mineral in humans. It's exact role is uncertain, and the human body only requires extremely small ...Read more


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What is the difference between Vanadium nicotinate gylcinate chelate versus Vanadium amino acid chelate?

What is the difference between Vanadium nicotinate gylcinate chelate versus Vanadium amino acid chelate?

Not really any: Many drugs come as different salts, but the active ingredient is the same. The salt rarely causes any differences in the activity of the primary ingredient, but may sometimes alter the potency (the dose you need), or the absorption. Often the differences are only for the purpose of patenting a "different" chemical to be marketed. ...Read more

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Does chromium help you lose weight?

Does chromium help you lose weight?

No: Although chromium influences Insulin and glucose metabolism, it has not been shown to produce sustained weight loss. ...Read more

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How much chromium above 100% rda is safe too take?

Not dangerous: Try not to exceed 1000 micrograms per day. There's one report of toxicity above this level, which is also above the levels i could find that were used in animal tests, so you'd do well to stay lower. Don't expect it to solve any of your health problems. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is chromium picolinate healthy to take on a daily basis?

Is chromium picolinate healthy to take on a daily basis?

Has risks: Various good effects , like reducing cholesterol, b.P, weight loss , Insulin control etc are claimed by people who sell it, how ever govt agencies of uk & usa has warning it is carcinogenic, nephrotoxic ( kidney failure ) etc so daily use is not advised you want to take a chance is up to you, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Which brand name is the best for chromium picolinate.?

Brand not: Important.what matters is that the brand is standardized and you should look for that word on the label . It means there are standards in the production that say that all the chromium is chromium and within a certain limit has the specified dosage is within each pill. ...Read more

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Does hexavalant chromium have some effect on t-helper cells in the body?

Does hexavalant chromium have some effect on t-helper cells in the body?

No.: Hexavalent chromium (cr(vi) or cr6+) is very toxic and mutagenic when inhaled. Cr(vi) has not been established as a carcinogen when in solution, although it may cause allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Helo.... Chromium piconolate....Does it has any seerious side effects. ...Thanx?

Helo....  Chromium piconolate....Does it has any seerious side effects. ...Thanx?

None reported...yet!: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/drug-information/dr602269/dsection=side-effects & http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/chromium-picolinate-side-effects.Html which both state that no side effects reported w/chromium picolinate. However, this assumes a good manufacturing practice leading to a clean product w/o any contamination. Dietary supplements don't have 3rd party oversight to monitor process. ...Read more

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I started taking mega ditex with chromium. I am extremely over weight i'm about 80 pounds overweight. I want to know if they do work?

I started taking mega ditex with chromium. I am extremely over weight i'm about 80 pounds overweight. I want to know if they do work?

Probably not: Be careful. Many products that make these claims are sham products and some can be dangerous. Make to discuss any nutritional supplement with a physician as many "weight loss" products can be harmful to the kidneys and liver. ...Read more

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What do you think of It Works online products? Chromium dinicotnate glycinate 500 mcg per mealchromium picolinat & polynicotinate 2 tabs 250 mcg

What do you think of  It Works online products? Chromium dinicotnate glycinate 500 mcg per mealchromium picolinat & polynicotinate 2 tabs 250 mcg

Most supplements: are waste of money. Despite their commercial claims to perform miracles, unless you have clinical deficiency of any mineral or vitamin supplementation offers no additional benefit ...Read more

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Is 800mg of chromium too much?

Probably not.: 400mg is a more typical dose. Make sure you meet with your physician to determine your best dose. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of 120mcg of chromium dinicotinate?

What are the side effects of 120mcg of  chromium dinicotinate?

Use caution.: Chromium has been used safely in a small number of studies using doses of 200-1000 mcg daily for up to 2 years. Some people experience side effects such as skin irritation, headaches, dizziness, nausea, mood changes , impaired thinking, judgment, and coordination . They have been known to cause gastric irritation and ulcers. Chromium compounds are known carcinogens and should be used with caution ...Read more

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Chromium polynicotinate vs chromium picolinate for hypoglycemia?

Chromium polynicotinate vs chromium picolinate for hypoglycemia?

Neither: Neither works, plus people don't have true hypoglycemia unless they have diabetes on medication, cancer, severe liver or renal disease, stomach surgery. It's a disorder that doesn't exist because your body has mechanisms to prevent it. Commonly overdiagnosed incorrectly. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I buy herbalean which has 10 mg ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and 200 mcg chromium?

Wanted to know where can I buy herbalean which has 10 mg ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and 200 mcg chromium?

You should not.: The Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is not a good idea. You can take chromium picolinate and lower Insulin to some extent, which may help with weight loss. The Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) not a ggood idea to take! better to get an rx from your pcp for phentermine, if he feels you need it! ...Read more