Insulin efficiency - Fat metabolism
In every dose
100mcg (equal to 10 cups of broccoli or a 9lb turkey breast)
What’s in it for my brain?
There is some emerging evidence to suggest that chromium, alongside conventional treatments (i.e. antidepressants), may help to alleviate symptoms of depression.
Chromium affects the way that insulin behaves in our body
Improves energy utilisation from food
Plays well with
B vitamins for energy release
Chromium plays a role in DNA synthesis and gene expression, meaning it helps the process of turning an instruction into a function or a product, e.g. a protein.
Here’s a handful of relevant scientific studies on chromium.
Davidson, J. R., Abraham, K., Connor, K. M., & McLeod, M. N. (2003). Effectiveness of chromium in atypical depression: a placebo-controlled trial. Biological psychiatry, 53(3), 261-264.
McLeod, M. N., & Golden, R. N. (1999). Chromium potentiation of antidepressant pharmacotherapy for dysthymic disorder in 5 patients. The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 60(4), 237-240.