Chromium is a critical micronutrient now widely recognized to play a vital role in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels in those within normal levels when used as part of a healthy diet.Clinical studies of age-related decreases in chromium levels in 51,665 hair, sweat, and serum samples from 40,872 patients indicate the possible benefits of chromium intake for a healthy cardiovascular system and blood sugar levels.
In addition, supplemental chromium has been shown to promote a healthy cardiovascular system. For many years, Life Extension® has included niacin in its chromium supplements. In response to evidence that people may benefit from higher doses of chromium, a formula was developed to provide 500 mcg of chromium along with 60 mg of flush-free niacin in just one capsule.
To provide full-spectrum benefits, antioxidants and gene-protecting nutrients like curcumin, resveratrol, and green tea have been included. A recent study suggested that chromium, together with vitamins C and E, is effective for minimization of oxidative stress and improvement of glucose metabolism for those within normal range.