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What are the benefits of chromium picolinate?

Chromium is a trace mineral needed in tiny amounts.  Insulin resistance is a situation where the receptors for insulin are resisting insulin; this then tells the pancreas to make more insulin. So, now you have high levels of insulin, but the insulin is ineffective. 

There are a lot of side effects of having high insulin, such as:

• Prediabetes

• Diabetes

• Belly fat

• Artery problems

• Eye problems 

• Kidney problems

• Heart problems

• Brain problems

• And more

A few things chromium can do: 

1. Increase glucose transporters

2. Decrease stress in endoplasmic reticulum

3. Inhibit inflammation and oxidative stress 

4. Increase glutathione 

Benefits of chromium picolinate:

1. It can decrease cravings 

2. It can help get you into keto faster 

3. It can be beneficial for those with PCOS 

Last updated: Oct 16, 2023 14:13 PM